Everyone is looking for the health “magic bullet”. We all want to be well and not plagued with sickness or infirmity. We are looking for that one thing that is both simple and effective and above all requires little effort on our part. Unfortunately, it does not work that way.
Upton Sinclair once said, “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”
That’s certainly the case with the beverage industry’s aggressive efforts to recruit quasi-nutritionists to promote their ridiculous and scientifically disproven arguments – for example, that eating fruit has the same effect on the human body as drinking a soda.
There’s this doctor, Dr. Joel Wallach, who wrote a book entitled, “Dead Doctors Don’t Lie”.
In his book, Dr. Wallach frowns upon the corruption of today’s MDs, saying they are all basically hookers for the pharmaceutical industry.
Everywhere you look, everywhere you read, there are countless advertisements for internal health improvements.
To fix your bloating or your irritable bowel syndrome or your constipation, or your heartburn or your acid reflux or the countless other problems with you gut and your digestive system, take Mylanta or Maalox or Reglan, or Nexium, or Omeprazole, or tons of other names you can’t really pronounce.
The more we learn about the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade deal, the less we like it.
Because of a concerted and obvious lack of transparency, the American people know hardly anything about how this agreement will benefit the multi-national corporations at the expense of the American worker.