Obesity : An Unhealthy Diet

1326 Words Oct 14th, 2014 6 Pages
In America, one in every three adults has high cholesterol. More than one third of adults suffer from obesity. These are two main key factors of an unhealthy diet. An unhealthy diet consists mainly of meats and dairy products that are contributors to poor health. The Nursing Catalog states, “Eliminating any food that comes from an animal will eliminate all dietary cholesterol from your diet.” The healthiest diet would be a vegan one. It serves more positive effects to the human body, and restores all natural balances.
People tend to argue the issue that humans are omnivores and need to eat meat, but Cardiologist William C. Roberts states without hesitation, “Humans aren’t physiologically designed to eat meat.” It is clearly shown in evidence that the intestines of humans are more similar to that of herbivores than that of carnivorous animals. When humans are ingesting meat, their bodies are breaking down unnatural substances. The human physique isn’t designed like that of a predator’s; Observe how carnivorous animal have enlarged mouths, and sharp teeth, while herbivores have small mouths and flat teeth, just as humans do. Meat takes a long time to pass through the intestines, where during this time it putrefies. Putrefaction produces toxins and amines that accumulate in the liver, kidneys and large intestines, destroys bacterial cultures and causes degeneration of the lining of the small intestine. Researchers from the Loma Linda University have studies showing how people…
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