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5 simple ways to eat like a human

In World News on May 12, 2011 at 2:12 pm

By Activist Post

What could be more important than what we put into our bodies?  Yeah, yeah that’s how all these preachy “health” posts begin.  But really, stop and think about what you eat and absorb, and ask yourself on the most basic level if it is fit for a human being.

How many levels of processing is required from the food’s raw materials to get it to the form that you call it food? Does it have engineered chemicals designed to glue it together?  What do these chemicals do to the human body? Ask why do you eat what you eat?  Is it for comfort, convenience, conformity, value, or genuine nutrition?

If we’re honest with ourselves, we all have food vices or desires that may push us outside the realm of human food.  It’s also the nature of our society of unlimited colorful packaging and intense marketing — not to mention the addictive quality of Doritos and Diet Coke.

Then there are genetically engineered crops that replace raw human food substances with laboratory manipulated strains, now proven to have harmful health effects on lab animals. These GMOs are said to already represent around 70% of the average American diet with not much thought about whether they are safe for human consumption.

Indeed, it is increasingly difficult to eat like a human in our society . . . but it is possible. Clearly, one must want to eat healthier in order to make changes, but that simply entails giving profound thought to….

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