The Role of Western Medicine in the Epidemic of Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease

For all you fellow chubs out there, here is a documentary and review you should check out!

The Most Revolutionary Act

Carb Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat

Directed by Lathe Poland (2014)

Film Review

Carb Loaded follows the personal journey of a 40 something male (one of the filmmakers) who suddenly develops type II diabetes, despite being physically fit and follow a “heart healthy” diet. What he discovers is that the low fat, high carbohydrate promoted for fifty years by Food Inc, the USDA, and the American Dietetic Association is responsible for a global epidemic of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and most likely Alzheimer’s Disease.

The Food Pyramid was an Experiment and Americans the Guinea Pigs

The documentary begins by tracing the history of the “food pyramid,” which the FDA and corporate cronies foisted on the unsuspecting American public in 1977 – without a single clinical trial supporting its safety and effectiveness. With the adoption of the “food pyramid,” doctors and dietitians induced hundreds of millions of patients to drastically…

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2 thoughts on “The Role of Western Medicine in the Epidemic of Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease

  1. Thanks! I have read about the link between the two before. My x was always concerned about my sweet tooth. I’ll check this out.

    When I was younger, I would be depressed here and there. And sometimes, even today, when I’m physically ill for a while, I “get down.” But I don’t consider this to be depression, since I know why I’m down: I’m sleep deprived and having problems either with pain or breathing.

    It is when I am depressed and have no real reason that I become concerned, which really doesn’t happen anymore.

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