Every second of our lives we are making many choices, These are either conscious or subconscious or both simultaneously. These choices all impact our lives in one way or another. It can either be an immediate or distant event. When talking about health, it is usually seen in the very distant future. These issues concerning health is very prevalent in the U.S. . What I am referring to is pandemic problems with chronic health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, fibromyalgia, etc. . Many out there will try to say these health issues are attributed to the genetics of the individuals being affected. However, the human genome has not changed in thousands of years. It is actually not a problem with ones genetics, as it is with the dietary choices one makes and the stressful lives they lead.
I can see how one would think genetics, as their parents probably had the same or similar health problems. This, however, does not prove it is genetics. All this proves is that the children of any two individuals will make the same dietary choices as their parents. For instance, a patient goes into to see his/her MD and they find out they have heart disease or diabetes. Their MD asks if there is a "history" of heart disease/diabetes in their family, and if the answer is yes then it is genetic. But let's say, this person who is "genetically pre-disposed" to these health issues, parents come in and the same MD ask them if his/her parents had either of these and they reply no. How can their children be genetically pre-disposed to these issues, when the parents are not. What I'm trying to say is, the individual's history, does not equal a genetic problem.
It is easier to say the problem is a genetic one, as opposed to the reality of the situation, which is, we are responsible for the problems we are dealing with, due to the choices we have made in the past. The fact of the matter is the people in today's society is poisoning itself with the standard American diet (SAD). We continue to eat foods that are not genetically congruent with our genetics and this is what is responsible for the chronic disease issues we are facing today in this country on a pandemic level.
Everybody's DNA will change and adapt to best deal with the environment is provided with. Things that will cause negative changes are the the bad choices a person makes throughout the day. These decisions include choosing to ingest dairy, grains and/or anything else not genetically congruent. Our genes are designed to work with specific foods. Many people believe, incorrectly, that dairy is good and necessary to develop correctly. They also believe it is a good source of calcium and vitamin D. I would like to point out the human is the only animal that will, not only drink milk after being weened, but is the only animal to drink another species milk.
DNA evidence shows that genetically, humans have hardly changed at all (to be specific, the human genome has changed less than 0.02% in 40,000 years).
Nature determined what our bodies needed thousands of years before civilization developed, before people started farming and raising livestock.
In other words, built into our genes is a blueprint for optimal nutrition - a plan that spells out the foods that make us healthy, lean, and fit.
God, or God acting through evolution by natural selection, or by evolution alone, the end result is the same: We need to give our bodies the foods we were originally designed to eat.
The genetic blueprint is our innate (born with) intelligence. To be healthy we have to eat a diet that is congruent with our genetic blue print. If we don't we set ourselves up for the chronic health issues we are seeing today. If we eat something that Is not congruent with the human genetic make up, it is toxic to the human body. With that being said, how many parents out there would feed their children poison, intentionally. And yet they feed their children soda pop and chips, and cereal and dairy products, all of which are genetically incongruent (toxic/poisonous) with our genes.
Today's society here in the US habitually eat foods that was that was completely unknown to the human species a mere 10 generations ago. The so called "affluent" diet we as humans consume on a daily basis has twice the amount of fat, a much higher ratio of saturated to unsaturated fatty acids (omega 6 to omega 3), a third of the former daily fiber intake, much more processed sugar and sodium, fewer complex [fruit and vegetable] carbohydrates, and a reduced intake of micro nutrients. All of this equates to major increases in the following chronic diseases: CHD(coronary heart disease), stroke, various cancers, diabetes, etc. . Notice that I didn't mention genetics when referring to the the cause and/or origin of these health issues. That is because genetics has nothing to do with any of these. Yet the allopathic community is trying to convince people that these are genetic problems that require allopathic drug therapy or gene therapy. It is one of the greatest lies ever perpetuated and this lie is costing millions of lives and trillions of dollars.
We need to start accepting responsibility for the choices we make in our lives. It is not our genes fault or bad luck to blame for the chronic health issues that arise in our lives. And I know there are some of you that will ask the question, "What about the children born with health issues?" My response to to that is, not a popular or well received one is, where does the fetus get it's nutrients from while developing?
Prior to the diet we now consume here in the US(fast food, grains and processed sugars) and the high stress low exercise environment, there were few if any of the issues we see with the children and the other conditions mentioned above.
In conclusion, I will tell you the same thing I told my children. The choices you make today and have made in the past are going to result in the life you have in the future. You can't blame your friends, family or genetics. Your life today and your health is nothing more than an accumulation of the choices, good or bad, that you have made in the past.