"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it." Upton Sinclair
John Oliver has no idea what he is talking about when it comes to sugar.
"Research links carrageenan to gastrointestinal inflammation, including higher rates of colon cancer, in laboratory animals. Yet it is still found in many foods, including some certified organic foods." Carrageenan: Studies Reinforce Link to Inflammation, Cancer, and Diabetes
The benefits of coconut oil
“Most people are either sleep walking through their waking life or wake walking through their sleeping life. Either way they're not getting much out of it.” Waking Life (2001)
"Broda O. Barnes, M.D., the foremost researcher of the thyroid, went to Graz, Austria, and checked 70,000 autopsies recorded between 1930 and 1970. In his book Heart Attack Rareness in Thyroid Treated Patients, Dr. Barnes details a 20-year study with 1,569 patients. Among the women, 844 had no heart attacks, and men had only 4 of 72 expected heart attacks."
Food shouldn't cause us so many problems and worries. Food shoudn't add to our stress, it should help alleviate it.
"I think it’s a bit of a worrying sign of the times that when people have seen me with my newborn, many times the reaction has been: “gee you look good and slim for having just had a baby” like that’s my goal and I’d be complimented. We equate slimness with health. If anything I’ve been trying my best to retain weight for backup to support me through breastfeeding..."