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How the American Diet Has Failed

If you took a little bit of dairy, added a slightly larger serving of vegetables, fruits and proteins, and then piled on as many superfluous oils, fats, and grains as possible, you'd have a mock, but also a reasonably accurate picture of the modern American diet.


This article reminded me of our game night.  There, I learned that half of the calories in Ritz crackers came from fat.  I never thought about the sources of calories in processed foods before I took Nutrition 101 class. 06-18-2014 7:19pm

Comment by Kazuyo Ryno

And not just any fat partially hydrogenated fat = trans fat and the highly processed grains (and probably some HFCS).  |   | 06-19-2014 6:06am

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