Every other American obese by 2030?

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by: S. D. Wells
Tags: obesity, America, health news

eTrust Pro Certified

Delicious Pin It
(NaturalNews) According to the world's leading medical journal, Great Britain's Lancet, by the year 2030, half of all Americans will be obese." The Lancet suggests that the United States Government should somehow begin a top down approach to regulating and taxing unhealthy foods in order to reduce obesity, all while reducing the cost of healthy foods and making them more accessible.

The easiest scapegoat for obesity is convenience. One could easily blame fast food, which is usually hot, quick, cheap and convenient. In fact, fast food restaurants are so prominent in the United States that many families rely on them as a primary source for meals.

It is just as easy for one to walk into a grocery store and buy a loaf of white bread, some deli meats, a jar of mayonnaise, and some sugary drink mix and accomplish the same feat. But everyone has the choice not to buy what is known to be unhealthy, so what is the true source of the problem?

If the Government all of a sudden taxes everything that's not healthy, won't the corporations that mass produce these unhealthy foods, and the franchises that make a fortune off consumer "laziness" protest Washington and payoff the regulators to keep the system moving forward, towards this gloomy, obese future? Also, why would a Government that makes a fortune off its citizens being sick turn everything around 180 degrees and serve up healthy food at a bargain price?

The cure for obesity is education. In a country where whole grain foods are believed to help the body stay lean, high fructose corn syrup is marketed as harmless, and where aisles at the grocery stores contain massive amounts of processed foods and drinks with synthetic sweeteners, the United States is speeding towards disaster.

Basically, whole grains cause inflammation in the body and spike insulin production, which reeks havoc on hormone production. Insulin production is a vital process for storing nutrients and processing glucose in the blood, but the average body can't manage these overloads that are consistently poured into it.

High fructose corn syrup, which is about to change its name in order to avoid its current stigma as being a leading cause of diabetes, causes significant weight gain in lab animals, and long-term consumption can lead to abnormal increases in body fat, which leads to heart disease.

Processed foods and many sugar substitutes are synthetic or partially synthetic, which means they do not come from nature, they are man made. Aspartame, Sucralose and Sorbitol have all but taken over when it comes to diet foods. Some scientists and nutritionists claim that because these taste sweet, they actually fool the body and brain into thinking the body is taking in sugar and the end result is that the body craves sugar even more, and so one's appetite increases.

Grass roots grocery stores, like Trader Joes, have now become popular in major cities all over the country. Farmer's markets are getting busier, and many schools are trying to adopt more nutritious lunch programs and filter out junk foods and snack machines from the choices students have on a daily basis.

The realistic solution to the obesity problem in the United States is a long term, slow grinding one, but it doesn't appear that it will ever generate momentum from the top down, but rather from the bottom up. In a nation where national healthcare is simply a pipe dream, it's highly unlikely that the government will change its capitalistic bombardment of convenient, fattening foods that feed the vicious, money making cycle.

As a rule of thumb, eat natural food that grows off of trees and out of the ground, and avoid food "products" that are boxed, bagged, canned or have a list of ingredients that takes longer to read than this article.






Get breaking news alerts on GMOs, fluoride, superfoods, natural cures and more...
Join over four million monthly readers. Email privacy 100% protected. Unsubscribe at any time.

Have comments on this article? Post them here:

comments powered by Disqus

Take Action: Support

Email this article to a friend

Permalink to this article:

Reprinting this article: Non-commercial use OK, cite with clickable link.

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):
Most Popular
Today | Week | Month | Year

See all Top Headlines...


Now Available at

O3 Essentials OraJuvenate™
A powerful, cleansing dental cream for maximum oral/dental health.
New Cancer Solutions
Over 3 hours of content covering today’s best cancer tests, how to kill cancer cells and the best diets and exercise routines.
Freeze-Dried 100% Organic Whole Corn
Our freeze-drying method preserves taste, texture and nutrients better than any other food preservation method ever invented.
Fenix TK35 Flashlight
Tough, waterproof, extremely bright and it’s touted to throw an 800+ lumen beam more than 1,000 feet into the night.
Inca Treasure Smoothie Pack
This pack of our four most popular superfoods from South America is the perfect combo pack for smoothie lovers.
Pink Himalayan Salt
This salt delivers significant levels of magnesium, zinc and selenium, with trace levels of dozens of other elements.
Pinhole Glasses - Aviator Style
Pinhole glasses are becoming famous for helping people improve their vision without the risks of laser surgery.
Oxy-Rich Facial Serum
O3 Essentials Jojoba Oxy-Rich Facial Serum is cellular nourishment for your skin. Helps smooth fine lines while enhancing tissue elasticity.
Freeze-Dried 100% Blackberry Halves
Our freeze-dried blackberry halves are grown in Serbia under strict organic standards.

Also on NaturalNews:

Health Ranger Videos
Activist music
CounterThink Cartoons
Food documentaries
FREE Special Reports
Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Most Popular Stories

Flu shot kills 19-year-old, but vaccine industry still has total immunity against lawsuits
Here's a nutty fact: Eating more tree nuts lowers the risk of all-cause death by up to 20 percent
Six important facts you're not being told about lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 now clearly a government cover-up: All evidence contradicts official story
10 other companies that use the same Subway yoga mat chemical in their buns
BLM fracking racket exposed! Armed siege and cattle theft from Bundy ranch really about fracking leases
High-dose vitamin C injections shown to annihilate cancer
U.S. treating meat with ammonia, bleach and antibiotics to kill the '24-hour sickness'
USDA to allow U.S. to be overrun with contaminated chicken from China
Vaccine fraud exposed: Measles and mumps making a huge comeback because vaccines are designed to fail, say Merck virologists
Battle for humanity nearly lost: global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it
Diet soda, aspartame linked to premature deaths in women

25 Amazing Facts About Food

This FREE downloadable report unveils a collection of astonishing and little-known facts about the food we eat very day. Click here to read it now...


Resveratrol and its Effects on Human Health and Longevity - Myth or Miracle.

Unlock the secrets of cellular health with the "miracle" nutrient Resveratrol Click here to read it now...


Nutrition Can Save America

FREE online report shows how we can save America through a nutrition health care revolution. "Eating healthy is patriotic!" Click here to read it now...

The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D

In this exclusive interview, Dr. Michael Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more. Click here to read it now...

Vaccines: Get the Full Story

The International Medical Council on Vaccination has released, exclusively through, a groundbreaking document containing the signatures of physicians, brain surgeons and professors, all of which have signed on to a document stating that vaccines pose a significant risk of harm to the health of children. Click here to read it now...

Health Ranger Storable Organics

GMO-free, chemical-free foods and superfoods for long-term storage and preparedness. See selection at

Recommended Resources On:

Natural News trends
Health Ranger news
Natural News GMOs
Mike Adams tracker
Natural News photos
Natural News Global
Natural News in focus
Natural News connect
Natural News shocking stories
Natural News radar
Health freedom
Dr. Paul Offit

This site is part of the Natural News Network © 2014 All Rights Reserved. Privacy | Terms All content posted on this site is commentary or opinion and is protected under Free Speech. Truth Publishing International, LTD. is not responsible for content written by contributing authors. The information on this site is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice of any kind. Truth Publishing assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to these terms and those published here. All trademarks, registered trademarks and servicemarks mentioned on this site are the property of their respective owners.

eTrust Pro Certified Android app on Google Play

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source:

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.