At one time, people in the US ate approximately 100 pounds of meat a year, less than 50 pounds of sugar a year, and 300 pounds of dairy.
Now, people in the US eat approximately 220 pounds of meat a year, over 125 pounds of sugar a year, and 600 pounds of dairy.
In the 1950s there was the thought that people needed a whole lot more protein.
Heart disease started rising in the 1960s.
Meat, eggs, and dairy products have cholesterol which tends to stay in the human body. It turns into plaque and causes Coronary Artery Disease
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500,000 people in the US a year have bypass surgery, costing about 100,000 dollars each--what?, $50 billion.
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So, one of the doctors was fighting childhood hunger in the Philippines by giving children more plant-based protein.
Rich Philippines who could afford meat protein had children who were developing living cancer.
"The Effect of Dietary Protein on Carcinogenesis of Aflatoxin" by some doctors from Hyderabad, India.20% casein of total calories vs 5% casein of total calories: 20%+ turns on cancer, 5% and less turns it off.casein, the main protein in dairy products
Casein is the name for a family of related phosphoproteins. These proteins are commonly found in mammalian milk, making up 80% of the proteins in cow's milk and between 20% and 45% of the proteins in human milk.
More and more over-scheduled people in the US started using convenient foods in grocery stores and in fast food chains to feed.
In my city, the famous and affluent Plano, TX, the local newspaper boasted about new businesses coming into the city and the need for more fast food restaurants. I guess that increases productivity--drive through a fastfood restaurant to feed yourself.
Cancer continued to rise. Then President Nixon announced a War on Cancer (Cancer Act of 1971).
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