This Is Not Paleo

As careful as we are with our diets here in the Don’t Die Early household, there are still times when ya gotta say, WTF (or WTH for the g-rated among you).

Halloween is obviously one of those days:

Fortunately, our daughter will only eat a few pieces a day of this Halloween bounty and then lose interest in less than a week, at which time we’ll give the remainder away to the farmers who are feeding stale candy to their cattle.

Genetic Roulette Documentary

Two days after I posted a link on the variability of cause and effect, I learned of this documentary on genetically modified foods and their possible effects on our health (thank you Tom Naughton for posting a link to this documentary).

This documentary is viewable free for one week from the date of this posting, so enjoy it free while you can.

Whether or not this documentary convinces you that GMOs are harmful to humans, my question from an earlier post remains:

Do you want to be part of the experiment or do you want to be in the control group?

 

Cause and Effect

Our nation keeps getting unhealthier.

According to a recent study out of Australia, the rate of obesity among baby boomers is more than double the rate of their parents at the same age and the number of baby boomers with three or more chronic conditions is 700 percent greater than the previous generation.

I don’t think that anyone can claim with a straight face that human genetics has changed so dramatically in a single generation as to be responsible for this sharp decline in our nation’s health.

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