Thursday, April 21, 2011

Information - Western Diet

Information - Western Diet

- poor mental health in children
- more unhealthy gut bacteria
- weight gain

Information - Western Diet

Study of 1400 14 year olds found
- an increased chance of developing emotional and behavioral problems
- specifically that the children were more likely to be withdrawn, anxious, aggressive and delinquent

Another study comparing children in rural Africa and Europe
- more unhealthy gut bacteria in children on western diets
- greater risk of obesity for children on western diets

A Princeton Study on Sugar, High-Fructose Corn Syrup

- High-Fructose Corn Syrup is considerably more fattening than sugar
- High-Fructose Corn Syrup is more fattening than a high fat diet
- High-Fructose Corn Syrup is fattening even at half the levels found in commercial soda

A UCLA study on Pancreatic Cancer found
- Fructose like that found in (HFCS) fuels cancer growth

Study by the University of Warwick, UK.
- High glucose levels hinds the body's defense against disease


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