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Is supercharging but also of the predominance of meats, fats, salt and sugar, to the detriment of bread, fish, legumes, fruits and vegetables. Fresh and cooked food at home are progressively replaced by industrial food, processed, precooked, with preservatives and additives. In the diet of nuestr@s nin@s and young people are abused meat, bakery, convenience foods, French fries, etc., full of sugars and saturated fats which increase the palatalidad and eliminate the feeling of satiety. The empty calories of nutritious elements and loaded with refined sugar that replaces milk and other natural foods, are the cause of the current obesity epidemic. Skip breakfast and not eating fruits and vegetables, while eating knick-knacks, and drinking soft drinks instead of water can damage your health. The who recommends a diet of 2000 calories (for an adult), the proportion of sugar does not exceed the 30-50 grams per day.

However, who does not report to the population that a can of coke or other soft drinks, contain 35 grams of sugar which, by itself, they exceed the minimum dose. The American Academy of Pediatrics has warned of the risk of consumption of sugary drinks. A study of the diet of school population in the U.S. showed that an additional can of sweetened beverage increased the risk of obesity by 60 percent. The body metabolizes to 100 gr of sugar in liver and 200 g in the muscles.

The rest is transformed into fat. The increase of fat cells is difficult to combat because the caloric restriction to eliminate such cells could affect child development. Adds, that the meat we eat comes from animals fed with feedingstuffs and overcrowded. For your fast fattening and alleviate the consequences of a sick life (immobility and housed livestock stress) are crammed antibiotics and anabolic steroids. The food industry gets faster, more kilos of meat and more cheap, encouraging a diet based on high consumption of animal protein that we get sick.

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