As a dentist its amazing to see the negative health effects that so-called "Nutrition Experts" have helped inflict within the United States. We are in an obesity crisis which in my opinion is largely an issue of education & motivation. Its simple… we should just listen to "TheChopper"
I've recently come across a page with some excellent dietary information, but at the same time I see red flags on the type of comments and advice. For example read this post:
"I need a diet plan and exercise program. Please help?
Posted by admin | Under Diabetes diet plan
Wednesday Jun 8, 2011
question of Amberlynn : I need a diet plan and exercise program. Please help?
Here are a few ting. eat-you should 5-6 times daily in small quantities. I go to school from 7.45 bis 02.45 clock in classes and no food. Allowed you say that you pay to drink 8 glasses of water every day, but not all at once. Now here’s the thing, no water is in classes. allowed-they say the exercise, but I do not believe in mass, that I want to burn up and slim down fedt.-I is an overuse person.Kan someone please help me become an easy diet plans only to find breakfast, lunch and dinner! And help me lean / fat burning exercise plan. Or at least me a site to help me make both plans FREE? I really need to lose weight! I’m 5 ’8 “196 lbs. Everyone tells me I look like I get a total of 130, but the thing is, I do not see, I know that to be the 165th Actually my doctor said that 165 would be overweight do for me. I considered overweight and diabetes runs in my father’s side of the family, I do not need to lose ASAP, but I need to lose it PLEASE HELP "
I think that we should all recognize something: 3 meals a day will satisfy both your caloric and nutritional requirements. Eating more often as a significant negative effect on the plaque formation and bacteria count in your mouth. This is where 8 glasses of water a day is very helpful because it will help restore a neutral PH (bacteria that cause cavities love low- acidic PH and thats why Sodas or ANYTHING carbonated is really bad including diet drinks).
The tough part is that a big part of the obesity crisis in the United States is due to cultural and psychological factors. We need to recognize that a huge mental component is the root cause and that through education and motivation we can solve these issues.
My advice was based on personal opinion and my observations as a health care provider.
#1 Do what your Grandma would say…
"Variety is the spice of life… An apple a day keeps the doctor away… eat your veggies"
The people in my office that live the longest (my oldest patient that I have treated was 113) don't fuss with their diet. I always say "use it or lose it." The same thing that works for your teeth works for your body. Does anyone remember the old The Chopper video from School House Rock "Exercise your Choppers on some good hard food…"