An Explanation Why We're "Sicker, Fatter, Poorer"
We're generally heavier than we used to be across society, we get more kinds of allergies and other health issues, and nobody seems to be making much money.
Pediatrician/professor/researcher Leonardo Trasande points the finger in his book Sicker, Fatter, Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future . . . and What We Can Do About It. The author asserts that endocrine-disrupting chemicals in common household products are causing a whole range of serious health problems, especially in children.
He brings in elements of his research for discussion.