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There are several theories about why obesity has reached epidemic proportions or why lifestyle diseases like Diabetes are becoming widespread destroyers of our health and lives. Perhaps we are eating more than ever before or moving lesser than our ancestors. Or, perhaps medicalized farming practices are adding chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones to our food, which in turn are confusing our appetites and messing with the balance of hormones among other damaging effects. Perhaps it is our lifestyle and the food choices that we are making. Here’s another strong reason:

http://nautil.us/issue/31/stress/why-living-in-a-poor-neighborhood-can-make-you-fat

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