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Unformatted text preview: autism affects one in 150. In fact, environmental factors, such as poor nutrition, are the main cause for an alarming rate of children diagnosed with cancer, diabetes, and asthma. Only a few years ago, these diseases were normally diagnosed in older adults. The alarmingly increasing rate of diseases indicates that something has gone terribly wrong and this can be attributed environmental changes. Too many people are heavily reliant on pharmaceutical drugs, but little is said about the more than 100,000 annual deaths caused by these same drugs. Heart attacks are the number one cause of death in the U.S., a disease that can be minimized or even avoided with proper nutrition and exercise (Time Magazine, January 15, 2001)....
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2011 for the course NUTR 210 taught by Professor Mandrake during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Long Beach.
- Spring '11