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How Big Food Twists the Science

Just like mosquitos are the vectors of spread for malaria, a landmark article published recently in one of the most prestigious medical journals described large food corporations as the vectors of spread for chronic disease. Unlike “infectious disease epidemics, however, these corporate disease vectors implement sophisticated campaigns to undermine public health interventions.” Most mosquitoes don’t have as good PR firms.

America the only nation in the world where free food is given to people who are mostly OBESE

(NaturalNews) On April 1, more than half a million Americans lost their food stamp benefits as new government regulations came into effect. According to the new rules, people who want to keep their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for more than three months, must work, volunteer, or else enroll in a job training program for at least 20 hours per week. These rules apply to able-bodied adults between the ages of 18 and 49 who do not have children.

Nearly 50 million Americans now depend on government food stamps to buy processed junk food that gives them cancer

L.J. Devon, March 22, 2016
The path that pilgrims once cut, through rugged landscapes and across great rivers, has been paved over.

Chemical food companies secretly funneling money to keep trans fats in U.S. food supply

By Huff: (NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has met fierce opposition from a conservative think tank group that is upset about the agency's recent decision to ban trans fats. The National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) believes that the solution to trans fats giving people heart disease and killing them is to simply let the market work itself out rather than prohibit these industrial poisons from being laced into foods.

Trans fats in junk food impair brain function, cause memory loss

By Lilley: (NaturalNews) It's no secret that eating junk foods contributes to weight gain and can lead to health complications, but new information about dietary trans fats (dTFA) -- which exist in most junk foods -- shows that consumption of such items is also destroying people's minds. Specifically, memory function among men aged younger than 45 years has been shown to worsen with consumption of foods loaded with dietary trans fats.(1)

America to be brought down by junk food? 69% of youth too fat to fight for the military

By Barker: (NaturalNews) Great nations have often been subject to being brought down by an "enemy within." In the case of America, that enemy might well prove to be be obesity. If this generation is too fat to fight, who will be there to defend our country in its time of need?

Shameless junk food pusher, Warren Buffet, says future of Coca-Cola is great because 'happiness' matters

By Heyes: (NaturalNews) Junk food makes people happy and therefore must must be good, regardless of all that pesky science that says otherwise.

That is essentially what billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett said recently after buying into a number of junk food companies that manufacture many products that he frequently consumes.

Another solid reason to avoid Starbucks: Their new 'coconut milk' is low-quality junk food

By Fassa: (NaturalNews) Starbucks has become ubiquitous internationally. It has its pleasant atmosphere and conveniences. But even with Starbucks' high prices, Consumer Reports has rated McDonald's cheaper coffee above Starbucks' burnt bean offerings.

Starbucks recently debuted its very own "coconut milk." But is it a healthy dairy alternative, or just another overpriced mediocre even unhealthy item that draws so many who think nicer surroundings cancel out the junk food offered?[1]

Big Pharma to market its vaccines with contrived emotional appeal that utterly ignores facts

By Huff: (NaturalNews) At the behest of the World Health Organization (WHO), the so-called "SAGE [Strategic Advisory Group of Experts] Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy" has put together a report for the United Nations arm outlining new strategies to convince more people to get vaccinated. And in this report, recommendations are made that the vaccine industry market its vaccines in the same way that fast food corporations market junk food products to children -- by appealing to emotion, telling fairy tales and ultimately deceiving consumers.

Lawmakers introduce bill to stop food stamp recipients from buying junk foods and luxury meat

By Benson: (NaturalNews) If you've ever witnessed an EBT (food stamps) cardholder purchasing crates of sugar-laden soda pop, expensive lobster, steak meat or other questionably inappropriate items at the grocery store and thought to yourself, "I can't even afford to feed my own family these things with my honest income," you might be pleased to learn that lawmakers in Missouri are attempting to put a stop to what some say is a common misuse of government assistance.