the hamburger pill

A. Very close to 55 percent of the beef sold to the American consumer is ground beef. In the next 10-15 years, 65-70 percent will be ground beef.

B. As body weight increases, blood pressure rises. Excess salt increases blood pressure. Fast foods and processed foods contain particularly high amounts of fats and sodium.

C. Life and health insurance companies invest billions of dollars into fast food restaurants.

D. Pharmaceutical firms want some of the action?

Free statins with fast food could neutralize heart risk

“Taking a statin is a rational way of lowering some of the risks of eating a fatty meal.” – Dr Darrel Francis, American Journal of Cardiology.

The reduction in cardiovascular risk offered by a statin is enough to offset the increase in heart attack risk from eating a cheeseburger and a milkshake.

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