Why an African Diet Could Be Great for Your Health
In case you didn’t get the memo, the American diet isn’t exactly a nutritionist’s dream. Americans are gluttons for pre-packaged food heavy on sugar, salt, and fat.
For the most part, Africans are healthy eaters, incorporating whole foods in almost every meal — food that has been processed or refined as little as possible and is relatively free from additives or other artificial substances.
Black Americans who switched to a high-fiber African diet for just two weeks saw a dramatic drop in risk factors for colon cancer, according to a paper in the journal “Nature Communications,” Reuters reports…