90 percent of Americans fail to meet the government's nutritional guidelines.
60 percent of the calories Americans consume now come from processed food products providing loads of calories—along with huge profits for the few—but virtually no nutrition.
On average, Americans each consume twice the recommended level of sugar, mostly invisible in processed products. The industry has learned that some foods—especially sugars—can be even more addictive than drugs, tobacco, or alcohol. Our bodies are hard-wired for sweets so food manufacturers have deployed fifty-six types of sugar to add to their products.