A large portion of humanity has adopted a lifestyle that doesn’t really take health into consideration. The products we choose to surround ourselves with on a daily basis also have some very serious health concerns.
Last year, we published an article titled 10 things you need to throw away immediately for better health, the list included artificial sweeteners, air fresheners, electronic devices, commercial cleaning products and more.
Below, Dr. Joseph Mercola has complied a list of 10 foods in the form of an infographic, many of which are banned in other countries, that every American should stop eating
A statement from his website sums it up best,
There is little doubt that in terms of quality, much of the food sold in the United States lags behind those sold in other nations. In fact, what you are eating now may ALREADY be banned in other countries because of harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically engineered ingredients, or other dangerous practices.
The overall level of health in the country is deteriorating, faring lower than other industrialized countries even in the face of greater healthcare spending. You can’t help but see a connection between these toxic foods and the rising rates of disease. from now on.
It’s eye opening to ponder the fact that so many foods we eat are banned in other countries. It’s also noteworthy to mention , since we are talking about food, that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and the pesticides commonly spared on our food are also banned in several other countries, but that’s a topic for another article.
Having trouble losing excess weight? This could be one of the biggest reasons why.
We know so much about food now yet much of the population is overweight and unhealthy because of the quality of our food and our perception about food.
Luckily there's a quiz that you can take to find out where you stand on food addiction. You can take it here.
After you will get results and specific information based on your score. Try the quiz!