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Obesity for Profit: How Big Agriculture Gets Rich by Keeping Us Fat | Politicus USA

No demographic bulge threatens America more intimately than the one so many of us lug around as the softer parts of our bodies. Beyond a descriptor of too many of us, fat has become such a wide ranging social phenomenon as to now rightfully be a political issue. Our waistlines, in the realest economic, physical and political terms,  have spilled into the democratic forum.

It is both the breadth and profitability of our heftiness that should concern us.

This should  be a red flag to most of us - the corn industry has received $77.1 billion in U.S. subsidies between 1995 and 2010 - and we are suffering an obesity epidemic fueled by cheap availability of High Fructose Corn Syrup.    You’re right – this doesn’t make sense!  Politicus USA presents the broad picture of big agriculture, the Food Bill, and what is going on this area now.  It’s best we pay attention.

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