Most of the body’s burden is related to poor nutrition. With proper nutrition, you’ll notice more energy, less stress, better sleep, faster recovery, and more vitality. Unfortunately, most people’s lifestyles include poor nutrition but you can make the choice to do something about that right now.
Each year the average American consumes 150 lbs. of sugar and 566 cans of soft drinks (“liquid candy”). According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, that is equal to “52 teaspoonful’s of added sugars per person per day.” Can you imagine yourself sitting at the kitchen table gobbling down 52 teaspoons of white sugar – every single day? Well, that’s exactly what most of us are doing without even realizing it!
Junk food consumption has increased drastically in the last few decades. Compared to 1981, in 2001 the average American consumed in one year: 45 large bags of potato chips – up 78%; 120 orders of French fries – up 130%; 190 candy bars – up 80%; 120 pastries or desserts – up 95%; 150 slices of pizza – up 143%.
Toxins “stimulate neurons to death”
Junk foods and soft drinks contain dangerous additives, chemicals, and many are laced with excitotoxins such as MSG and aspartame. Excitotoxins are “substances added to foods and beverages that literally stimulate neurons to death, causing brain damage of varying degrees.”
Our modern unhealthy diet and lifestyle will first have a devastating effect on the colon, before damaging other organs. This is where the saying “death begins in the colon” comes from.