twizzle wrote:mikesbytes wrote:The Walrus wrote:Your diet should be common sense. Eat less of the stuff you know is bad and more of the stuff you know is good...then add in some regular exercise and you should be ok
Common sense just isn't common any more.
That being said... 50% of the Aussie population has an IQ less than 98. A bunch of them trust that either the companies that make food or the "government" are looking out for them. Trans fats... salt & sugar in commercial pizzas... foods deep fried in palm oil... The dollar comes first, and I wouldn't be surprised if it turned out that the food companies also have a financial interest in the health industry.
The one that annoys me the most, as a former obese person, is the attempts to "normalise" obese people. All those TV programs that have obese people as principal characters - it's not about discrimination, it's about normalising obesity. In my opinion, anyway.
It's unfortunately becoming a common theme in our politically correct society. We have to have all the token minorities to show that we don't discriminate and we can show any of there flaws either