Food Has Changed More in 50 Years Than it has in the Past 200,000

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The Modern Agricultural Revolution

  • Occurred in 1960
  • Credited with saving over 1 billion people from starvation

With it came

  • High yielding varieties of corn, wheat, & rice
  • Controlled/Artificial water supply
  • Synthetic/Chemical fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Genetricaly hybridized seeds

Modern homo sapiens

  • First appeared 200,000 years ago
  • Have the same digestive system as we do

The Last 50 Years

  • Has been 0.03% of the time Homo Sapiens have been on the planet
  • Chronic illness rates have skyrocketed
  • Modifications in the Standard American Diet (SAD) can reduce and/or eliminate symptoms of most of these chronic illnesses