Did You YOU KNOW…?

·         There are 0 vitamins & minerals in sugar

·         2% of people maintain a 20lb weight loss

·         2.7% of men & women were obese in the UK in 1972

·         Olive oil has 9 times the saturated fat of pork

·         Obesity rates for women in the UK increased 10 fold between 1972 & 1999

·         90% of people in the UK will be overweight or obese by 2050

·         98% of people don’t lose weight or regain what they lost

·         If the calorie theory were correct, every human would lose 104 lbs every year, with a 1,000 calorie a day deficit (no matter their gender, starting weight etc)

·         The average Brit consumes 1,130 sugar and flour calories each day

·         A vegan needs to eat 2,222 grams of sunshine grown mushrooms every day to get the RDA of vitamin D (10mcg)

·         The world’s heaviest man is 1,235 lbs (88 stone; 560kg)

·         912 million prescriptions were dispensed in Britain in 2007

·         There are 1.5 billion overweight or obese adults (20+) in the world

·         Lipitor, just one statin has an annual sales value of $12 billion – statins are drugs that stops the body producing the cholesterol that the body is designed to produce

·         The USA diet market was worth $60.9 billion in 2009

·         The combined revenues of the (food, drink & drug) partners and premium sponsors of the American Dietetic Association are $467 billion

Fact

 

· Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disease that damages the villi of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food.

·  An estimated 1 in 133 Americans, or about 1% of the population, has celiac disease.

·  Celiac disease can affect men and women across all ages and races.

·  It is estimated that 83% of Americans who have celiac disease are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with other conditions.

·  6-10 years is the average time a person waits to be correctly diagnosed. (Source: Daniel Leffler, MD, MS, The Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center)

·  5-22% of celiac patients have an immediate family member (1st degree relative) who also has celiac.

·  Celiac disease can lead to a number of other disorders including infertility, reduced bone density, neurological disorders, some cancers, and other autoimmune diseases.

 

Energy in does not equal energy out
Eating less will not make us weigh less
Weight gain is about fat stored, not calories
1lb does not equal 3,500 calories
You will not lose 1lb every time you create a deficit of 3,500 calories
We have got cholesterol completely wrong
Saturated fat does not cause heart disease