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U.S. Life Expectancy Decline 2016 – Eating Ourselves to Death

U.S. Life Expectancy Decline 2016 – Eating Ourselves to Death

In a detailed piece posted by The Washington Post regarding research originally published by the National Center for Health Statistics, it is made evident that the life expectancy in the United States is on the decline for the first time in two decades. It is a fundamentally powerful article because it speaks to every individual in the USA and the innate desire we all have to live – and not just live, but live in a fashion that is healthy, productive, and satisfying.

How Lobbying Ruined the US Dietary Guidelines

How Lobbying Ruined the US Dietary Guidelines

The 2015 US Dietary Guidelines have been determined to be the result of lobbying and lies.

It's not hard to imagine this being the truth, given how big business tends to have a big say in policies in the United States. There is a significant impact of our society when the government cannot take a truly objective stance, especially in regards to things that directly impact our daily lives. The food we eat is one of the most significant things we can discuss, so when we talk about it, we should be sure to eliminate as much bias as possible.