The American Diet is known for its low nutritional value and high processed ingredients. The amount of processed (dead) food consumed by the average American is frightening.
Ingredients like High Fructose Corn Syrup, Preservatives, Coloring, Artificial flavors and other damaging added man-made chemicals create the perfect environment for overgrowth of undesirable organisms in our body. The solution to improving our health is to cut back on dead food and start eating more plant-based nutrients created by nature. It is our responsibility to include nutrients in our diet that will allow our body to flourish from the inside out. It is not surprising that the obesity rate, diabetes and cancer rates have gone up in recent decades. The ingredients in our staple foods are the basis for our health.
The average dress size for the American women is 14. This is an important factor when analyzing why it is so hard for females and males to maintain a desirable weight. The food we eat plays a key role in our weight and health. Fiber is a key player for digestion, cholesterol, immune system and for our overall health.