Because you give a damn about yourself! -and you are too smart to let big corporations manipulate and destroy you!
Have you heard of “The Frog in the Frying Pan” syndrome?
If you put a frog in a hot frying pan it will immediately jump out but put
a frog in a cold frying pan and slowly increase the temperature,
eventually, you will have a cooked and very dead frog.
Sorry for being so gruesome but I am trying to make an analogy of our
current affairs when it comes to our health and why we are not
necessarily to blame.
We are being manipulated!
Big tobacco seduced us from the early 1900’s well into the mid-1900s and later
leading people to think it was glamorous and that there was nothing wrong with
Finally, evidence has shown us the horrible negative effects it has.
Well, we have a similar crisis now and most people didn’t
see it coming and don’t see it now even though they are suffering because of it.
That is because it was a slow gradual brainwashing indoctrination.
I am talking about processed food. I know, there may one or two of you out there
reading this saying,” Oh come on Lisa, don’t be so dramatic. Don’t be such a
Some may be saying, “my uncle Henry lived to 100 and ate hot dogs every day and
smoked like a fiend”.
Well, I would challenge that there are not a lot of uncle Henry’s out there and the
majority of people are suffering from one form of disease or another.
Only 1 in 20 people consider themselves healthy!
“Just one in 20 people worldwide (4·3%) had no health problems in 2013, with a third of the world’s population (2·3 billion individuals) experiencing more than five ailments, according to a major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2013, published in The Lancet.
That means that only 1 out every 20 people reading this
article consider themselves completely healthy.
According to National Vitals Statistics Report, chronic
diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the
The United States leading to 7 out of 10 deaths each year.
Heart disease, cancer, and stroke alone causing more than
50% of all deaths each year.
I believe there are many forces at work here including our environment, the busy stressful lives that we lead, and what we are
putting into our bodies.
While we may not have complete control
over our environment and to some degree the stress in our lives, we do have control over what we are consuming.
This is where I believe we need to feel the heat in the frying pan and jump out quickly.
Just like Big Tobacco, there are companies out there lining their pockets on the sales of garbage food that is killing us.
Did you know that only 10 companies control almost all the
large food and beverage brands in
Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Danone, General Mills,
Kellogg’s, Mars, Associated British Foods, and Mondelez —
These companies make billions of dollars in revenue every
This awesome infographic was designed by Oxfam and it
shows exactly how interconnected consumer brands really
I am waiting to learn that Big Pharma and Big Food are
actually in bed together as well.
Think about it.
Crazy? probably- but I bet Big Pharma loves Big Food!
Big Food makes money selling their crappy food to us.
We get sick and then Big Pharma gets rich selling us their drugs.
I hope you stay awhile and take a stand for your own
health and the health of your friends and family.
It can be fun, fresh, sexy, easy, and so rewarding.
Let me show you how.
Together we can change the world.
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