One good thing about my food history is that my family never ate at fast food joints. However, as a kid growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, I did consume:
- sugar cereals
- frozen waffles with fake syrup
- candy bars
- oreos (lots)
- ice cream sundaes
- instant pudding
- sugared juice
By some miracle, I managed not to become overweight, but I did have a mouth full of cavities. I also suffered from many health issues I've been working toward resolving since going paleo. Many of those health issues emerged, prevailed, or worsened during my vegetarian/vegan years (late teens through 20s).
My perspective on food and what I consume has completely changed now. I've had to learn through time and experience that what I ingest actually has consequences on my body and mind.