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Junk food is a moment on the lips, but a lifetime of risk for the arteries

Fatty, processed foods that are high in low-density lipoproteins (LDL cholesterol) are known for causing arterial plaques and the onset of atherosclerosis. New research from the University of Illinois shows that the damage to arteries is almost instant at the cellular level. Upon consumption, processed junk foods such as cheeseburgers, fries, cakes, biscuits, sausage, pizza, and oily chips […]

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New study confirms: Junk food takes YEARS off your life

It’s hard to keep track of all the ways that the wrong foods can compromise your health. For example, eating nitrates is linked to colorectal cancer, but how can you tell which foods contain these chemicals? Sugar is bad no matter how you look at it, but aren’t artificial sweeteners even worse? You can’t bring […]

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Most Americans don’t eat real food anymore; they consume cheap, lab-concocted, genetically modified, junk-science food-like “stuff”

Processing American food began after World War II, when we started canning produce and adding preservatives and additives. In 1950, scientists figured out that adding antibiotics to animal feed increased the livestock’s growth rate. Then, in the early 1980s, the U.S. began extensively using hormones for livestock, and genetically engineering crops to contain bug-killer and […]

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Even though more people than ever are switching to organic food and other healthier choices, the American diet in general remains very unhealthy. With obesity and its related health problems reaching epidemic proportions, many people wonder why Americans continue to make such bad choices when it comes to food. The problem cannot be blamed on […]

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Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and other celebs paid MILLIONS to endorse cancer-causing junk foods

Once you become a celebrity, especially in the entertainment and sports industries, it’s difficult not to make money. That’s because companies fall all over themselves to ink deals endorsement deals with you; the younger and hotter and more popular you are – a great demographic for many products – the more these companies will want […]

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

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

The path that pilgrims once cut, through rugged landscapes and across great rivers, has been paved over. The men who pounded the stakes and laid the railroads across the plains are now just dust, watching Amtrak trains roll over the tracks they once built. The homesteads that once provided organic produce have been replaced by […]

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

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

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. As reported by Bloomberg News, Buffett – […]

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

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

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 […]

McDonald's in global profit free fall as people everywhere increasingly reject chemically-altered toxic fast food

McDonald’s in global profit free fall as people everywhere increasingly reject chemically-altered toxic fast food

For decades, McDonald’s has been the poster child of chemically-altered factory-made fast food. While preying on the emotional imprinting of children with on-site playgrounds and social engineering marketing tactics, the restaurant’s true fundamental ethics are reflected in the horrors of the factory food industry: imprisoned chickens in tiny cages, genetically modified soy as meat fillers, […]

Triglycerides in junk food are the chemical equivalent of 'hard drugs' for the brain

Triglycerides in junk food are the chemical equivalent of ‘hard drugs’ for the brain

Millions of Americans who claim to be opposed to drug use are actually heavy drug users themselves, according to a new study out of France. Researchers from the University of Paris’ Functional and Adaptive Biology laboratory recently found that triglycerides, a type of fat often found in junk foods, act on the brain in the […]