and some apparent climate catastrophe has caused severe worldwide shortages of food, water and housing. Their food “Soylent Green” consists of various synthetic substances of unknown origin. Natural food is only available to the rich elite.
“What was the inspiration for this? Did you see someone in a coma with a feeding tube, and you thought, "I'll have what he's having” Stephen Colbert
For the same reasons the same drinks are advertised for weight loss as well.
adjective [Latin patiens.]
1. Having the quality of enduring evils without murmuring or fretfulness; sustaining afflictions of body or mind with fortitude, calmness. It is followed by of before the evil endured. Webster's Dictionary 1828
Synthetics do not get absorbed by the body in the same way as natural vitamins because they have been “isolated”—they are separated from the entire vitamin complex and trace minerals and enzymes. What a synthetic vitamin is lacking, the body tries to make up for by itself and depletes its existing nutrients in the process
Why should cancer patients avoid formula drinks?
The natural and unprocessed state is more important for the protein quality than the amino acid profile.
On my return as a disciplinary action a force-feeding through a tube was ordered against my will.
988 study at a Jewish hospital for geriatric patients assessed the risks and complications of tube feeding in 70 patients over a period of eleven months. The authors concluded from their results that feeding through a tube was associated with considerable risks or undesirable effects, such as severe restlessness, which occurred in more than 50 percent of the patients and regularly led to their fixation, which also also occurred in more than half of cases resulted in patient self-removal of the probe. Almost half of the patients developed pneumonia, caused by aspirated tube feeding.