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On state and federal levels, the US government and regulating bodies across the world have had their mobility and flexibility put to the test by COVID-19.
It’s human nature to assign priority based on how much of a particular nutrient is required, but by fixating on macronutrients like calcium, potassium, and so on, we’ve created a gaping blind spot in public knowledge.
Sugar, salt, and fat have presided over the American food industry as a tyrannical threesome for some time now, and thanks to their massive success, they’re well cemented into the infrastructure.
While it may be convenient to put each health concern in a box, focusing on one treatment at a time, the diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) connection provides an important lesson: the human body doesn’t work that way.
Food is for physical wellness, and pharmaceutical products are for mental health conditions—that’s where most of us land when it comes to nutrition psychiatry.
Junk food and fast food companies have become so adept at milking our prehistorically rooted cravings for fat, salt, and simple carbs that they don’t even need to hide their tricks anymore.
The raw-egg-swilling, beef-battering protagonist of the beloved Rocky franchise may have meant well, but as it turns out, the raw egg scene turned classic trope was all for not.
It may seem like a relatively new issue, but really, the dieting vs intuitive eating debate is just the latest incarnation of an age-old dilemma: is it better to plow through obstacles or go around them?
While the real heroes of Greek and North mythology sustained themselves on nectar, ambrosia, and mead, modern-day actors on the superhero diet have to settle for considerably less elysian fare—think grilled chicken, and lots of it.
Practitioners and teachers of true breatharianism do not believe in eating food or drinking water; they believe that they can survive on “prana” (the Hindu concept of energy or lifeblood) provided from solar rays, the air, and the energy around them.
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