Americans today are fatter than they were in the 70’s, despite consuming fewer calories. This piece of data is amazing, and single handedly throws out the “excess calories” theory of obesity. Its the same problem in India, in my opinion. It is the increase in grain (wheat and rice), potato,
A recent news item refers to a 2013 study which links the greatly increased gluten allergies in recent years to illegal use of glyphosate on wheat crops in North America. It appears that North American farmers routinely use glyphosate to kill the wheat crop and get the entire field uniformly
It is unfortunate when food groups that have been eaten for centuries suddenly become our enemies and become major contributors to poor health and disease. Are these foods poisons? Certainly not. Not when eaten responsibly, in moderate quantities and as a part of an otherwise healthy and nutritious meal/diet.