The American food industries are not only filling their pockets but are also having a heyday fooling the public in various ways.
It has been a struggle for those who are conscientiously promoting a perfect diet, or who are working in that direction. It is not intended for the public to know all the facts. For instance, the American Heart Association, when questioned by John Robbins, who authored “Diet for a New America,” responded that it cannot recommend the diet that would prevent 97 percent of all heart attacks — although this information has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The American public, this organization says, cannot be motivated to change their eating habits. To be completely up front and realistic about it, correct information needs to be given to the public to educate them about what a healthy diet is and there needs to be considerably less promotion and advertising related to all the processed, packaged, nasty negative foods out there. A bit of a dream, yes, because it will never happen, but perhaps each individual can tune in to the correct, positive info, and tune out the purely emotional, promotional negative health purveyors.
Innumerable fad diets have been around for a long time, and everywhere you go people are on diets to take off excess pounds. People go from one extreme to the other — from gorging to bingeing to purging to fasting, etc.
Most diets fail because the real need for change is a change in individual eating behavior. When behavior modification is accomplished, the pounds will come off and stay off, and better health will be realized. There are also the diets that physicians prescribe for their patients when they have been diagnosed with specific ailments or diseases such as ulcers, diabetes, strokes, and heart attacks, or cancer. Often these diets are an improvement, but when damage has already been done, obviously the benefits of an improved diet at that point will be limited. Laboratory research by biochemists and physiologists have revealed that there is a perfect diet for humans to assure optimum benefits according to the health the person may be in when starting a perfect diet. We can expect better health, freedom from pain and ultimately vital energy as we tenaciously work toward our goal.
“You haven’t failed at dieting, dieting has failed you!”
“It’s not too late to lose weight!”
“Exercise and the Perfect Diet … BUILD Great Health TRY IT!”
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