03 Jun '11, 7pm

Marketing Junk Food To Kids Is Evil

Marketing Junk Food To Kids Is Evil

This is a case of tacit or even overt collusion between the manufacturers of food -- some of which, nutritionists assert, indisputably does more harm than good, even if eaten just occasionally, and is injurious when consumed regularly -- and the medical industry. It's perversely logical; we are what we eat, so the ravenous medical industry can rely on the many-headed monster of food manufacturers we could call McDonaldsKelloggsTastyKake to deliver a steady diet of diabetic, overweight, distressed liver, weak hearted, chronically ill customers. Most children who are given appropriate food would not be prescribed statins, insulin, sedatives, etc. Trapped by toxic food and drugs, they become inactive, and by adulthood are draining medical resources with a hundred different and largely preventable ailments. It starts with the high-sugar highly processed food that brings all so...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/real-food/blog/marketing-junk...

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