Comment to sugar debate
Why is it allowed to add so much sugar in foods that most people are gaining weight?
Why the elderly and other patients are outrageously over-medicated, against all medical recommendations? Why the new alcohol legislation is going to be so lax that consumption will be on a lethal level? Why are people allowed to smoke rather freely? Why are all preventive measures so lax, even the ones concerning ergonomics?
Despite the gigantic degenerative effects and astronomical costs caused to public health, not to mention the human distress when people get sick, the government refuses to protect its citizens from degenerative consumption, with the exception of narcotics.
The reason is: The political decision makers do not understand and dare to act firmly in favor of public health.
The noisy and well-resourced industrial lobbyists are close to the corridors of power while consumers are far away and unorganized.
The destructive power of sugar in relation to muscular diseases has already exceeded the national resilience. We use almost 40 % of the state budget to cure illnesses. The situation is getting worse rapidly and we borrow more than 7 billion a year.
Another extreme example is healthcare.
A virtual reality, with no connection to the real world, has been created: feeding drugs to people is called health care; but of course that is in the interest of the pharmaceutical industry. In fact, drugs almost always only relieve symptoms, and almost never cure the initial cause of the disease.
Dsepite the cost of medicines, their general inefficiency and serious side symptoms, we all are trained to think positively about drugs.
Drugs are sold for 2700 million ans more sales are wanted. This is the reason.
Sugar intake increases morbidity and therefore also the consumption of drugs.
This is another important reason why many doctors themselves are obese (training!) and do not understand enough to really promote healthy food culture, except for a few rare exceptions.