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I know we're supposed to believe what the government tells us, but I think we both know that sometimes they're just flat out wrong or maybe telling a little fib…
This is outrageously evident when we look at the food pyramid (old and new).
Even with their recent revision the government is still doing a HUGE disservice to the general public by telling them that grains should comprise much of their current daily food consumption.
Did you know the USDA used to recommend 6-11 servings of grains per day?! Is there any wonder why people are so overweight and unhealthy?
Not only is this the main cause of 66% of the population being overweight, but it's also the root of the majority of the preventable illnesses we have in the US (and the world).
These grains (even so called “whole” grains) cause spikes in insulin levels and massive inflammatory responses from your body.
Over time this has devastating effects.
We have seen arthritis, cancers, high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, and countless other inflammatory based diseases on the rise. Not to mention, they all coincide with the advent of mass agricultural farming - namely wheat and corn.
So what can we do to decrease our chances of illness and live a life of total wellness?
The first step is to flip the food pyramid on its head and make grains the MINORITY of what ... Continue
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