Health Through Diet and Nutrition

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 The Deadly Standard American Diet

Your momma always said “eat your veggies”. Healthy words of wisdom we should have obeyed. When you hear the word ‘malnutrition,’ what comes to mind? Third world countries with rail-thin people? Eating disorders like anorexia? Starvation? While all of these associations do coincide with malnutrition, the term extends beyond a lack of food and the poverty line. Believe it or not, the United States of America has a big problem with malnutrition – and by big we mean super-sized. However, thin, fragile-looking bodies do not accurately portray the bloated issue.

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