I stumbled upon a very fascinating BBC series on PBS a few weeks ago, The Men Who Made Us Fat. It’s about the recent obesity epidemic and its origins in the 1970s. I will tell you, from my experience practicing medicine, the rampant diseases we are now experiencing, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, as well as the neurologic diseases, ADD, Alzheimer’s, were RARE prior to the late 80s early ‘90s.
The revelations are quite stunning. I urge you to watch the series: