According to a new report, life expectancy is falling in the US, for the first time in decades. The likely main reason is the obesity epidemic, which is behind the increase in heart disease, strokes, diabetes and arguably Alzheimer’s disease.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Mortality in the United States, 2015
- NRR: Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds
- The Washington Post: US Life Expectancy Declines for the First Time Since 1993
It’s time for the low-fat dietary advice to change, as it becomes clearer and clearer that it just isn’t working and might even promote disease.
At least for people with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance – a large part of the population – it could be a great idea to start recommending a real-food low-carb diet. This could have the potential to combat all these lifestyle-related diseases that lead to early death and massive human suffering.
A place to start
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