St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 26, 2013
It’s a sad state of affairs in the US snack food industry. Big food companies continue to get richer while selling unhealthy food that make Americans both fatter and sicker.
The processed food industry makes billions of dollars from sales of processed food containing high amounts of sugar, salt and fat.
Junk foods are a primary cause behind the skyrocketing rates of obesity and diabetes. Currently, more than 1 in 3 American adults is obese (CDC), and 26 million U.S. children and adults have diabetes (NIH).
Unless something changes, a third of American adults will have diabetes by the year 2050. If junk food isn’t replaced, obesity will continue to be a major cause of death, diabetes, and heart disease.
One healthy snack food company is fighting back. Extend Nutrition is going toe-to-toe against the junk-food giant, David vs. Goliath style.
During the month of November, Extend Nutrition reached over 3.1 million people through outreach efforts, including 2 conferences and a 30 minute PSA radio segment called "St. Louis Voices", to raise awareness of Diabetes Month.
Dr. Francine Kaufman, a past president of the American Diabetes Association, created the line of healthy snacks, starting in her very own kitchen.
The snacks are made with a patented blend of lean protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats. They are clinically proven to help control blood sugar as verified by the results of 6 clinical studies and by 17 international patents.
“As a health food advertiser, it is hard to compete with the sensational images used by mega-brands to portray their
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