Saturday, September 03, 2005

ICT [2005/09/01]��Food is the first medicine:

"Ronald F. Schmid's book, ''Native Nutrition,'' a study of the effects of recent diet changes among Inuit from a traditional diet to foods like white flour and sugar, is worth reading. The result among Inuit: a dramatic increase in previously rare conditions such as diabetes and drastic tooth decay which, Schmid asserts, ''is tantamount to homicide.'' "