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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 11:35 AM
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*Healthy eating is now a mental disorder
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This is not a joke: Mental health "experts" are now claiming that eating
healthy food and avoiding processed junk foods is *a mental disorder*.
People like you and I need "treatment" because we avoid MSG, GM soy,
High-Fructose Corn Syrup and other chemicals in the food supply. I'm not
making this up: This is being pushed in the mainstream media with a new
fictitious disease name to go with it!

(NaturalNews) In its never-ending attempt to fabricate "mental disorders"
out of every human activity, the psychiatric industry is now pushing the
most ridiculous disease they've invented yet: *Healthy eating disorder*.

This is no joke: If you focus on eating healthy foods, you're "mentally
diseased" and probably need some sort of chemical treatment involving
powerful psychotropic drugs. *The Guardian* newspaper reports, "Fixation
with healthy eating can be sign of serious psychological disorder" and goes
on to claim this "disease" is called *orthorexia nervosa* -- which is
basically just Latin for "nervous about correct eating."

But they can't just called it "nervous healthy eating disorder" because that
doesn't sound like they know what they're talking about. So they translate
it into Latin where it sounds smart (even though it isn't). That's where
most disease names come from: Doctors just describe the symptoms they see
with a name like *osteoporosis* (which means "bones with holes in them").

Getting back to this fabricated "orthorexia" disease, *the Guardian* goes on
to report, "Orthorexics commonly have rigid rules around eating. Refusing to
touch sugar, salt, caffeine, alcohol, wheat, gluten, yeast, soya, corn and
dairy foods is just the start of their diet restrictions. Any foods that
have come into contact with pesticides, herbicides or contain artificial
additives are also out."

Wait a second. So attempting to avoid chemicals, dairy, soy and sugar now
makes you *a mental health patient?* Yep. According to these experts. If you
actually take special care to avoid pesticides, herbicides and genetically
modified ingredients like soy and sugar, *there's something wrong with you*.

But did you notice that eating junk food is assumed to be "normal?" If you
eat processed junk foods laced with synthetic chemicals, that's okay with
them. The mental patients are the ones who choose organic, natural foods,
apparently.

What is "normal" when it comes to foods?

I told you this was coming. Years ago, I warned NaturalNews readers that an
attempt might soon be under way *to outlaw broccoli* because of its
anti-cancer phytonutrients. This mental health assault on health-conscious
consumers is part of that agenda. It's an effort to *marginalize healthy
eaters* by declaring them to be mentally unstable and therefore justify
carting them off to mental institutions where they will be injected with
psychiatric drugs and fed institutional food that's all processed, dead and
full of toxic chemicals.

*The Guardian* even goes to the ridiculous extreme of saying, "The obsession
about which foods are "good" and which are "bad" means orthorexics can end
up malnourished."

Follow the non-logic on this, if you can: Eating "good" foods will cause
malnutrition! Eating bad foods, I suppose, is assumed to provide all the
nutrients you need. That's about as crazy a statement on nutrition as I've
ever read. No wonder people are so diseased today: The mainstream media is
telling them that eating health food is a mental disorder that will cause
malnutrition!

Shut up and swallow your Soylent Green

It's just like I reported years ago: You're not supposed to question your
food, folks. Sit down, shut up, dig in and chow down. Stop thinking about
what you're eating and just do what you're told by the mainstream media and
its processed food advertisers. Questioning the health properties of your
junk food is a mental disorder, didn't you know? And if you "obsess" over
foods (by doing such things as reading the ingredients labels, for example),
then you're weird. Maybe even sick.

That's the message they're broadcasting now. Junk food eaters are "normal"
and "sane" and "nourished." But health food eaters are diseased, abnormal
and malnourished.

But why, you ask, would they attack healthy eaters? People like Dr. Gabriel
Cousens can tell you why: Because *increased mental and spiritual awareness
is only possible while on a diet of living, natural foods*.

Eating junk foods keeps you dumbed down and easy to control, you see. It
literally messes with your mind, numbing your senses with MSG, aspartame and
yeast extract. People who subsist on junk foods are docile and quickly lose
the ability to think for themselves. They go along with whatever they're
told by the TV or those in apparent positions of authority, never
questioning their actions or what's really happening in the world around
them.

In contrast to that, people who eat health-enhancing natural foods -- with
all the medicinal nutrients still intact -- begin to awaken their minds and
spirits. Over time, they begin to question the reality around them and they
pursue more enlightened explorations of topics like community, nature,
ethics, philosophy and the big picture of things that are happening in the
world. They become "aware" and can start to see the very fabric of *the
Matrix*, so to speak.

This, of course, is a huge danger to those who run our consumption-based
society because *consumption depends on ignorance* combined with
suggestibility. For people to keep blindly buying foods, medicines, health
insurance and consumer goods, they need to have their higher brain functions
switched off. Processed junk foods laced with toxic chemicals just happens
to achieve that rather nicely. Why do you think dead, processed foods remain
the default meals in public schools, hospitals and prisons? It's because
dead foods turn off higher levels of awareness and keep people focused on
whatever distractions you can feed their brains: Television, violence, fear,
sports, sex and so on.

But living as a zombie is, in one way quite "normal" in society today
because so many people are doing it. But that doesn't make it normal in my
book: The real "normal" is an empowered, healthy, awakened person nourished
with living foods and operating as a sovereign citizen in a free world.
Eating living foods is like taking *the red pill* because over time it opens
up a whole new perspective on the fabric of reality. It sets you free to
think for yourself.

But eating processed junk foods is like taking *the blue pill* because it
keeps you trapped in a fabricated reality where your life experiences are
fabricated by consumer product companies who hijack your senses with
designer chemicals (like MSG) that fool your brain into thinking you're
eating real food.

If you want to be alive, aware and in control of your own life, eat more
healthy living foods. But don't expect to be popular with mainstream mental
health "experts" or dieticians -- they're all being programmed to consider
you to be "crazy" because you don't follow their mainstream diets of dead
foods laced with synthetic chemicals.

But you and I know the truth here: We are the normal ones. The junk food
eaters are the real mental patients, and the only way to wake them up to the
real world is to start feeding them living foods.

Some people are ready to take the red pill, and others aren't. All you can
do is show them the door. They must open it themselves.

In the mean time, try to avoid the mental health agents who are trying to
label you as having a mental disorder just because you pay attention to what
you put in your body. There's nothing wrong with avoiding sugar, soy, MSG,
aspartame, HFCS and other toxic chemicals in the food supply. In fact, your
very life depends on it.

*Sources for this story include :*

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/aug/16/orthorexi...
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