America is in a troubled place right now.
Leaving aside the recent chaos that began in Minneapolis, and the leadership crisis they have in the White house, its 328 million people are under siege from their own food choices. While the temporary nature of the rioting will pass when the media eventually gets bored of covering it or it no longer stimulates clicks, likes, posts and reactions across the fickle social media world, the deep systemic problems arising from the food culture in America will be its ultimate demise in my opinion.
I once heard the fantastic Dr. Zach Bush tell Rich Roll on his podcast, that the Russians now believe that the biggest threat to US national security is its healthcare system as over time, as the health of America declines rapidly due to its toxic and disease promoting food culture, the healthcare system will suck every available dollar up from government department budgets, leaving national security underfunded and vulnerable. If that scenario does indeed come to pass, the dark days of today will seem like shining lights of the past.
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