I cannot believe I’m about to link to the Huffington Post, but this article really gets to the meat of the so-called obesity epidemic.
In 1977 America changed its health advice. In a nutshell (or, more likely, an ADA approved Mars bar): Eat more starchy foods, eat more carbohydrates, saturated fats are bad. If that sounds [...]
Salt, like many other foods, has been demonized by what we believe to be current science. It’s one of those things that “everybody knows”, so they accept that something they like is something they should eat less of.
The thing is that there’s no connection between blood pressure and salt. It’s never been proven. [...]
I’m so delighted to see that our new Democrat Senators are looking out for the folks back home:
WellPoint Inc., a for-profit insurer whose business is composed largely of Blue plans that it has acquired, oppose the exemption for nonprofits from the new tax. The company says the exemption would unfairly tax some states, such as [...]