Preliminary studies conducted inside Columbia University have findings that link sleep deprivation is tied to poor selections in food. Brain waves were monitored for both the sleep deprived and the well rested and the poor food choices made under deprivation were directly linked. Lack of sleep and the correlation of obesity now have a road map towards the direct cure. Is sufficient sleep part of your diet regimen?
With a growing world population due to advances in medicine has caused us to genetically engineer everyday foods to keep production up with population demands, especially in light of stringent controls on pesticides which used to augment food production. Genetically engineered food is nothing more that creating plants that grow more robust, produce more fruit and resist disease by methods of marrying the most vigorous parts of a plants DNA. Now we have people clearing the shelves of their local super markets buying up every scrap of "fake meat". Made from various forms of vegetable powders and fibers and pushed through an extruder. We consume more "diet" labelled food, processed and packaged food and have the highest percentage population of obesity in the world today. I sometimes scratch my head trying to understand political correctness with food and diet in America.
Let's review the following two food lists provided by the Center for Science In The Public Interest. Do you spot the difference between the two lists?
These are my food thoughts for this week. Eat fresh, eat in moderation, don't grocery shop hungry, throw away cans, packages, bottles, bags, super-sized orders and crates.