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Brandon Wilson last shared their writing Chapter 28 - Final Chapter
Pg. 365 "Processed food kills people (eventually). Processed food kills pocketbooks (eventually). Processed food kills budgets (eventually). Processed food kills the planet (eventually). It's a slow process, even glacial, but we know it's happening--or at least some of us do. Others of us keep doing it anyway because it's mindless,...
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Metabolical - Book Darts
Chapter 28 - Final Chapter

Pg. 365 "Processed food kills people (eventually). Processed food kills pocketbooks (eventually). Processed food kills budgets (eventually). Processed food kills the planet (eventually). It's a slow process, even glacial, but we know it's happening--or at least some of us do. Others of us keep doing it anyway because it's mindless,...
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2021-08-16 21:24:29

Metabolical - Book Darts
Chapter 27

Pg. 351 "So how do you truly change a whole country's behavior? Or a whole world's? In the US we reduced smoking and drunk driving. Could we reduce processed food and sugar consumption in favor of Real Food consumption? Well, we don't have to smoke, and we don't have to...
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2021-08-15 14:43:34

Metabolical - Book Darts
Chapter 26

Pg 346 "The entire US food industry (grocery and restaurant) grosses $1.46 trillion per year with a profit of $657 billion, to yield a gross profit margin of 45 percent. Yet US medical costs total $3.5 trillion per year, of which 75 percent are food-related chronic diseases. Of that $2.67...
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2021-08-14 16:54:31

Metabolical - Book Darts
Chapter 25

Pg. 334 "Vegan activists want to rid the food supply of all animal-based products. Would it work? Could it work? A recent report asked that question. Animal-derived foods currently provide 24 percent of total calories, 48 percent of total protein, 34 to 67 percent of essential amino acids, and 23...
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2021-08-14 01:25:33

Metabolical - Book Darts
Chapter 24

Pg 316 "American agribusiness produces 3,900 calories per person per day, but Americans can only eat 1,800 to 2,000 of them. Where does all the excess food go? The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP; also known as food stamps), run by the USDA, is designed to "provide improved levels of...
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2021-08-13 00:07:29

Stages of career growth

I saw an interesting video today courtesy of good ol' Tik Tok. Normally I use Tik Tok purely for laughs, but every once in a while I find a gem here or there. I may even send one to abrahamKim , who pretends...
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2021-08-12 01:30:05

Vaccination time

I've worked in the health insurance industry for nearly 20 years. I know more about insurance and the US healthcare (sickcare) delivery system than the average person. Over the last couple of years, I've taken charge of my own health after a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. It's fair to say...
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2021-08-10 14:06:24

If you are on a Teams interview, mute your phone.

Today I interviewed a candidate on MS Teams, and around the 20-minute mark of our 30-minute call, her phone started ringing loudly. What's more, she pretended that she could not find where it was. She apologized profusely, and it just made me chuckle.

I've had my share of snafus in...
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2021-08-09 23:28:37

Metabolical - Book Darts
Chapter 23

Pg. 299 "The sugar industry is one of the most egregious villains in the bunch. Based on our current recognition of sugar's toxicity and their responses to litigation thus far, one might assume that Big Sugar learned its tricks from Big Tobacco. But it's actually the other way around--the Sugar...
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2021-08-08 18:39:52