A study published in today's issue of Circulation, and already making headlines yesterday, indicates that 30% of the world's heart attacks are attributable to the salty, fatty, sugary excesses of the Western Diet, also known, alas, as the Typical American Diet. (Fight back: Click here to find a healthy recipe.)
This means we are, quite literally, eating ourselves to death. Why would a putatively intelligent species do this to itself?
I invite your thoughts on the topic, and will provide mine in my next post.
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