Saturday, January 15, 2011
You hear all the time that processed food is bad. But why? Simplest way to put it is, eating processed food is taking real food and pre-chewing and digesting it up, then eating that food. Processing partially eliminates the stuff our chewing, saliva, and digestion are supposed to do. So what does that mean? It means it messes up our digestive systems, and also the food hits our system much quicker than real food would because it doesn't have to go through the long journey of being broken down. That means it shocks our blood stream, our body reacts to this by gaining weight and other medical aberrations. We have all these systems and organs in our body, it's quite incredible, but all those things take time to work and regulate our body. Processed food floods our system quicker than we have been able to adapt to. What do we do with all that extra food matter? We either store it or it backlogs and causes breakdown of our system. It takes thousands of years for adaptation to take place but processed foods have sprung up quickly and that technology is accelerating infinitely quicker than our bodies can handle.