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Alternative Health:  Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

I had a friendly run in with some Sisters yesterday about the importance of being balanced—of being between these starvation diets and not letting oneself succumb to dietary/health neglect.  When this issue comes up, a lot of Muslims will say: “It ain’t haraam [Islamically prohibited] to eat such-and-such foods” (i.e., what many call “junk foods”).  That isn’t really the point.  The point is that the typical American diet is filled with all sorts of chemicals: preservatives, fillers, pesticides, herbicides, flavor enhancers, etc. that by all accounts do not enhance one’s health.  We have to be more sophisticated in our understanding of the food/medical industries.  They don’t exist to improve the quality of our lives—they exist to make money, and it is profitable (to some sectors) to have a sick, gluttonous, obese, food addicted populace to whom they can sell more of their “food”…

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