It is estimated that 1/3 of today's teens could face chronic debilitating health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's by their early 30's.
Public Health Institute, 2000
The average US adult eats the equivalent of a 5 lb. bag of sugar in 10 days, or 150 pounds in one year. In 1900 we ate 5 pounds of sugar in one year.
Center for Science In the Public Interest, news release, December, 1998
1% of US kids eat the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. 30% are obese or overweight.
PedIatrics, Munoz, et al 9/97
- Green tea helps silence genes that fuel cancer.
- Broccoli boosts genes that protect against heart disease.
- Turmeric suppresses inflammation.
Newsweek, January 17, 2005
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