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Why Syzygy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:27 PM
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Is There A Fungus Link To Weight Loss?
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Is There A Fungus Link To Weight Loss? A Controversial Topic Befuddles Dietitians And Doctors!

The Birth Of The Food Pyramid

I believe the first reason for increased weight gain is that carbohydrates in the form of grains and sugars have been labeled and even recommended as safe for consumption by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This doesnt sound that bad at first glance, until you realize that our grain supply is universally contaminated by a funguswhich is reason two! Its interesting to note that in the late 70s the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned that consuming high fat foods was bad. Then in the 90s it was applied to all fats as bad and should be consumed in small quantities. This is where butter, bacon, eggs, meats, oils, etc were shoved to the side while bread, cereals, and pasta became the staple of health. This is why you see fats at the top (to be used sparingly) of the pyramid and bread at the bottom.

Why I Believe Following The Food Pyramid Is Dangerous To Your Health

This food system was pushed so hard on doctors and dieticians until the general public caught on to the idea as truth. We simply jumped on for the ride. Americans bought into it without even realizing what just happened. No one seemed to notice that the ones involved with creating the popular Food Pyramid were not scientists or highly educated nutritionists. In reality, the entire system was brought into existence by a group of lawyers under Senator George McGovern! How crazy is that?? We now have felt the tidal wave of misinformation as we are continually cautious of fat in foods. Its like harboring a fat phobia even though we know that margarine is dangerous while eggs, avocados, and nuts actually decrease risks of heart disease. So you may be wondering, what does all this information have to do with my waistline? Stick with me and I will show you how it all comes together.

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Fungus Needs Carbohydrates To Survive And Thrive

Do you find yourself craving sugary and starchy foods all the time? Foods like sweets, grains, potatoes, pasta and bread. Sometimes the cravings are so intense that you cant seem to get enough. Have you always been like that? If not, think about a time when your diet seemed to change overnight. Did you go to the doctor for a simple illness and was prescribed antibiotics? Remember, antibiotics are fungal derivatives and they have now taken residence in your body. Since the parasitic fungus needs carbohydrates to survive, it manipulates your body and causes you to crave sugary and starchy foods. Now you have a pantry stocked with foods that continue to fuel the fungus while you progressively gain weight.

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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:40 PM
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1. Interesting. They give antibiotics to cattle to promote weight gain.
Surprise, surprise -- it does the same thing to people.
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midnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:42 PM
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2. Interesting.... What should the pantry be stocked with? Olive oil, nuts?
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Why Syzygy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:46 PM
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Edited on Mon Nov-28-11 05:47 PM by Why Syzygy
In their book Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever, published in 2004, Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman M.D., point out that the guidelines provided in the Harvard Pyramid fail to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy oils. In addition, whole-grain foods are given more priority than vegetables, which should not be the case, as vegetables have a lower glycemic load. Other observations are that fish should be given a higher priority due to its high omega-3 content, and that high fat dairy products should be excluded. As an alternative, the authors postulate a new food pyramid, emphasising (sic) low glycemic-load vegetables, healthy fats, such as avocados, nuts and seeds, lean animal protein, fish, and extra virgin olive oil.

The University of Michigan Integrative Medicines Healing Foods Pyramid emphasizes plant-based choices, variety and balance. It includes sections for seasonings and water as well as healthy fats.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_guide_pyramid#History
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virgogal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:44 PM
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3. Atkins was right.
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Why Syzygy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 05:50 PM
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5. Yes, and ..
What captured my attention here is that I finally sought treatment for a 'small' fungal infestation on my skin. I'm almost done with the prescription routine and I have dropped about 10 pounds effortlessly. I'm also taking GTF Chromium, which plays a part.

I'm not certain the two are correlated. There doesn't seem to be a lot of available information.
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Why Syzygy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 06:01 PM
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6. Atkins pyramid
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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 10:43 PM
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7. Thanks for the intel. Will inspire me as I start another low starch diet.
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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:18 AM
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8. My goodness this is a poorly written article with just plain false information.
How they get from "antibiotics are fungal derivatives" to having real live fungal cultures in your body forcing you to eat carbs is a true jaw-dropper.
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:19 AM
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9. This is probably the stupidest health article I have ever read.
Bar none.

Unrec.
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