Is Sugar More Addictive Than Cocaine?
Stefanie Spear | January 7, 2015 2:29 pm | Comments
"The new dietary guidelines are out and one of the recommendations by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is to limit added sugars to only 10 percent of ones daily calorie intake.
susgardrug600Studies show that sugar is more addictive than cocaine. Photo credit: Shutterstock
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans consume on average 156 pounds of sugar a year. Only about 29 pounds of it comes from traditional sugar, according to the Sugar Association. The rest comes from food."http://ecowatch.com/2015/01/07/sugar-mo ... 4-85901709
Beef: Still what’s for dinner, still controversial
"Her claim that pastured cattle can sequester enough carbon to offset their methane emissions rests largely (though not entirely) on the work of ecologist Allan Savory, who advocates short duration, intensive grazing by dense herds of ungulates, with the animals being moved frequently. Savory believes such grazing stimulates plant growth, while the action of cattle hooves mixes their manure into the soil, along with plant seeds, aerating the earth and allowing for water penetration."http://grist.org/food/beef-still-whats- ... gn=climate
What we need is a much lower and smarter population, instead of couples getting 36K/yr welfare for being obese.