- San Diego, Ca
- I am just a regular guy who is learning the importance of happiness through diet and exercise. I am in school for sociology and psychology, I do not have a formal degree in nutrition or fitness. I do all research on my own time through books, internet, friends, documentaries, and school. I believe in basics, and I want to clear through the smoke surrounding a lot of nutrition and fitness claims pushed to the public, and find the one's they try to hide.I also like to discuss other topics related to happiness.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
If you haven't already then watch the film Food Inc. It not only has Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan in it (Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food, etc.), but it will tell you nifty things like how the chief of the USDA was the former chief lobbyist for the beef industry or how the head of the FDA was the former exec. vice president of the National Food Processors Association under the Bush administration. You have to eat, and it's not safe. Like, you can die not safe. Happens A LOT, check the stats.We are creating new and stronger strains of E. Coli, and the organizations who are supposed to protect us are run by the leaders of the very organizations they are supposed to protect us against. This is not a far away war, this is the stuff you put into your body everyday, that you are being told is safe, and years later getting cancer and dying from. Think of how many meals you eat, every time you take a chance of getting sick and/or dying, or your children. Maybe from the meat being passed by the USDA with E.Coli, or the peanut butter or hundreds of bags of spinach that contained Salmonella in the early 2000's that passed by the passive inspections of the FDA and their greedy puppeteers. Money is way more important than human lives, at least that's the values of the people running the show. Watch about the little boy that was maybe 4 or 5 that had to go on dialysis because he got E. Coli from hamburger meat, and he wasn't allowed to drink water. So he spent his last days suffering with failing kidneys and begging for water before he died. This started by purchasing meat that was stamped "fit for human consumption" by the USDA. But, I guess people will care when their child is put on dialysis, until then they will just be naive and refuse to educate themselves to greatly lessen their chances.