How Bad Is the Standard American Diet Making, Really?

It’s perhaps no coincidence that its abbreviation is S.A.D.
How Bad Is the Standard American Diet Making, Really?

More than a third of adults in America are obese, and more than 70 percent are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention. While a major factor for this crisis is a sedentary lifestyle, by far the biggest contributor is diet.[slideshow:104120]

Failing to break unhealthy eating habits for too long will come back in the form of pain and chronic inflammation, which, research shows, plays a role in obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

When the immune system is overactive due to constantly having to fight harmful ingredients from consumed food, it leads to pain, tiredness and damaged blood vessels.

Signs of chronic or acute inflammation have been demonstrated in most cardiovascular diseases of multifactorial pathogenesis, including atherosclerosis and chronic heart failure, according to studies.

Public health concerns and chronic diseases such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), to name a few, all have inflammation in common.

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