Unfortunately as most people are both very gullible and very ignorant, there’s little hope that a more rational approach to food consumption will take hold. And as the US government is bought and paid for by large corporations, there’s equally little hope that any rational legislation will be enacted to stem the tsunami of McSlop that most US citizens imagine to be “wholesome.” And as long as there are fortunes to be made by peddling fad diets, they will likewise always be with us, ready to gull the gullible and cause additional harm.

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