Looking Ahead to Change: Little by Little
I don't make New Year's Resolutions. I don't think I ever really did, but the last decade or two would have been enough to stifle that impulse. I've just been too aware that I don't have that much control over what happens in my life.
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The Obesity Epidemic.

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Ema, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

    Midwest USA
  2. alex3619

    alex3619 Senior Member

    Logan, Queensland, Australia
    One thing that was missed is the value of micronutrients. Locusts keep eating till they eat enough protein. Thats the switch that turns if off. Our soils and processed foods, and foods that sit for many days before being eaten, are lower in micronutrients than ever before. If we are sensitive to that, then we are in a bind. If each generation needs to eat less calories to maintain normal weight, but each generation needs to eat more food to get the nutrients we need, then we will tend to optimize the two, I suspect. A return to organically grown local food might help with this though.
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