Skip to comments.Gullible Americans
Posted on 05/06/2014 5:45:42 AM PDT by rktman
A friend forwarded me a Wall Street Journal article on a study published in the March issue of the journal Annals of Internal Medicine pursuant to the dubious science behind the anti-fat crusade. The study validated what several of my friends and I have long believed, but, for purposes herein discussed, the sentences that spoke the greatest truth to me read: The new studys conclusion shouldnt surprise anyone familiar with modern nutritional science, however. The fact is, there has never been solid evidence for the idea that these fats cause disease. We only believe this to be the case because nutrition policy has been derailed over the half-century by a mixture of personal ambition, bad science, politics and bias. (The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease, Nina Teicholz, May 2, 2014)
This brings me to my point. People are gullible, and, the greater the desire to be viewed as knowledgeable, the greater the ease with which they buy into lies lies that are agenda-driven by those seeking control of our lives.
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You can add salt to this (for those that don’t have a specific issue with salt management), and transfats to the other side of it.
Not to mention the whole food pyramid thing, as well as the BMI body fat content (while 20% or more into obese weights is bad, optimum appears to be 5-10% into it, which means the whole scale is way off).
Besides the American epidemics of wheat belly, overweight and type 2 Diabetes which are probably directly related to the push to make Americans eat more carbohydrates, these high carb diets may be destroying our brains, causing more senility, depression, possibly Parkinson’s disease, and other devastating/debility CNS problems.
The book linked below, “Grain Brain” is written by a boarded neurologist and highlights the danger of the high carb low fat diets pushed by our liberal doctors and their liberal medical schools.
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and SugarYour Brain’s Silent Killers
Overview- A #1 New York Times bestseller—the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.
Perlmutter’s book is available in hard cover and on Kindle at about half price.
I note with considerable schadenfreude the number of blown knees and ruined hips among the well-exercised, who can look forward not only to getting as fat as the rest of us in late middle age when they can no longer exercise, but will also do so in considerably more pain.
Follow the money.....
Just adding to your excellent post - modern dwarf wheat varieties are not only nutritionally distinct from the Emmer and Einkorn wheat that our ancestors ate; the nutrients are also processed/refined right out of them.
Not just that, but take out "anit-fat crusade" and substitute "climate change", "gay gene", "the glass ceiling", "increased minimum wage", "comprehensive immigration reform", and so on, and it would still apply.
The American Sheeple are suckers for anything that's on the TV -- so-called news or entertainment. If we don't figure out ow to counter the iron death grip the Left has had on the media for decades (by either creating our own, or buying control of the music, movie, TV, cable and professional sports industries) there will be no future once Generation.com assumes control. Hell, we'll be lucky to survive Generation X.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
The statin drugs are over prescribed, cost a ton of money each year in drugs and lab tests re their possible damage to our bodies.
The side effects are bad for male patients and may be worse for female patients.
Our doctors have been so brow beaten with “Use the Statins” basically on everyone over 40-50, they failing to check out the patients’s personal genetic history re early heart attacks/strokes. Even, if the patient in their 60-80’s tell them that no siblings, parents, grandparents and related uncles and aunts have had an early heart attack. So the average doctor is so brow beaten by the elite medical communities, he often will try to force the Statins on everyone.
Barbara H. Roberts MD, who is a prominent expert in this field. Dr. Roberts is director of the Womens Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I. and associate clinical professor of medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She has written a hugely interesting book, “The Truth About Statins”.
Dr. Roberts shreds the so called scientific evidence that supposedly justify’s putting anyone on the drugs without a personal history of CV impairment and any genetic history of cardiac problems with parents, siblings, blood related aunts/uncles/cousins and grandparents.
Do a search on “The Truth about Statins”. Her book is available from Amazon and other sites.
It is amazing how we have been conned about what you have pointed out.
Dr Roberts, MD ‘s book the “The Truth About Statins” is available in paperback, kindle and audio books from Amazon.
Do your self a service and order one if your doctor has put you on statins or is trying to force you to take a statin.