Nutrition Science Initiative or NuSI was just launched! A new look on nutrition, disease and what you can do to prevent it! Here are a few figures from their site:
US Obesity Trends have grown over the last 40+ years. Interestingly enough the US government began making recommendations on what to (and what not to) eat around this time.
US Diabetes Trends—that type 2 diabetes, not type 1!
Increased consumption of grains (whole and refined) as well as sugar—in many forms! Eating less and exercising more isn’t going to cut it anymore. Change what you eat!