Manage episode 251270408 series 8449
“These taxes seem to hurt the very people they claim to protect.”
– Jimmy Moore
There’s been a big push in recent years led by anti-sugar activists to get the government to start imposing a mandatory tax on sugary beverages like soda along with excise taxes on producers and distributors of sweetened swill. A new report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA) is calling on legislators and policymakers to make this happen. Read the story about this first-ever recommended food tax proposal below.
While on the surface this looks like something that would be appealing to people who eschew sugar in their diet like those who consume a low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet. But health podcaster and international bestselling author of KETO CLARITY Jimmy Moore who is one of the leading voices in the keto movement says allowing a sugar tax is a dangerous slippery slope that opens the door to them coming after meat and other saturated fat-based real, whole foods that they deem “unhealthy” in the future. Listen to hear the details about this (along with the shocking details about how they will use this tax money) in this episode.
Today we have a special JIMMY RANTS on The LLVLC Show for you. Jimmy is on his much deserved six-month sabbatical so we are bringing you some of the best content from Jimmy’s daily show JIMMY RANTS. Be sure to bookmark JimmyRants.com and dig through all of the content there during Jimmy’s time away.