How to enjoy better health
By VICTOR ROACH | Mon, June 18, 2012 - 12:00 AM()
We have been talking MUCH about the deleterious effect of chronic diseases – obesity and the like. But we need to take a more proactive approach to staunching their escalation.
Some countries are restricting the sale of soft drinks or sodas above 16 ounces, due to the high content of sugar and other chemicals, such as mercury.
Even if you take recourse to having diet drinks, you are also faced with problems. Aspartame and other chemicals in these products may have carcinogenic properties.
Too many people consume soft drinks daily; yet they expect to be healthy. We are what we eat.
Most of our health problems stem from too much sugar and fat, with excess salt. If these items could be limited in our daily food intake, we would enjoy better health.
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