Looks like Hugo and Michelle are two peas in a pod. I say that as a joke, as I clearly don’t think Mrs. Obama is a ruthless dictator, but I do think it is a bit troubling when governments get involved with telling you what to eat. It will be telling to see if Mr. Chavez takes any steps to force low fat/low cal on his citizens. I would not want my government to force that or any other way of eating on me (including my beloved low carb lifestyle).
Even the “recommendations” have been detrimental here in the States because schools who take federal money for lunches have to force the guidelines on the kids who eat the dreck in the lunchroom. Ever since these “recommendations” have come about, diabetes, obesity and heart disease has gotten exponentially worse. Yet this year, the USDA decided to double down on those recommendations in spite of what the results have been. Tisk Tisk.
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