Obesity is already a global epidemic, according to the WHO (World Health Organization). The WHO also states that the obesity it is one of the most serious problems of public health in the TWENTY-first century.
Traditionally it was thought that obesity was the sole responsibility of the individualof your diet and the physical exercise that makes (the false dogma eats less and spends more). But today we know that this is not so. Obesity is a multifactorial disease in which the environment of the individual has a great influence.
The statins are the second drug most prescribed in the world by the doctors, after narcotics. Its use, cholesterol reduction to prevent cardiovascular diseases.
For many years, the marketing of the pharmaceutical industry is responsible for disseminating and making us believe that the cholesterol causes cardiovascular disease. The reason, the multi-million dollar business of statins. Only in Spain, in the last 10 years, the prescribing of statins has increased by 442%.
Today, we have breakfast cereals thanks, or unfortunately, another of the achievements of the food industry and the work done by the brothers KelloggJohn Harvey Kellogg (1852 - 1943) and Will Keith Kellogg (1860 - 1951).
Both founded in 1897 the company Sanitas Food Company, and spread with great success the idea that eating cereal at breakfast was healthy, when at that time, the traditional breakfast of the wealthy classes were eggs and meat (how awful!).