Tuesday, November 8, 2016

“Everything You Know About Healthy Food Is a Lie“


Are most Americans’ beliefs about healthy eating true and based on science? Or is it a result of marketing by Big Food? This food industry insider knows a lot about what is going on:

The New York Post: Everything You Know About Healthy Food Is a Lie

The food industry financed nutritional studies that influenced the USDA guidelines and doctors, meaning that the advice you’re getting is, at least in part, a marketing campaign. And a food labeled ‘sugar-free’ or ‘trans fat-free’ might actually be jam packed with this.

So what can you do about this? Here are three pieces of advice from the insider:

  • Cut sugar
  • Avoid any food in a box
  • Ignore all marketing terms and food labels

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