Five – not so obvious – reasons you might be getting fatter…

Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight

Americans have become huge. Between the 1960s and the 2000s, Americans grew, on the average, an inch taller and 24 pounds heavier. The average American man today weights 194 pounds and the average woman 165 pounds… …reasons are not limited to eating too much and exercising too little… “

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Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight says Martha Rosenberg.
  • Antibiotics in food and as medicine
  • Other livestock fatteners
  • Pesticides and other endocrine disrupters
  • Sugar substitutes
  • Industry and government marketing

Read Americans Are Huge:
5 Surprising Reasons Why We May Be Getting Fatter
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AlterNet, October 27, 2014.

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