FOOD kills more people than guns – should we ban it?
A renowned forensic pathologist has made a fascinating, yet somewhat obvious, discovery with regard to the human form: mainly that people have gotten much fatter over the years, all things considered.
In his book Unnatural Causes, Dr. Richard Shepherd reveals some of the changes he’s observed over the past several decades pertaining body compositions. Unlike the dead bodies he looked at back in the 1980s, today’s corpses are notably larger.
Obesity, Dr. Shepherd warns, has burgeoned to a disastrous degree – and much of it, we now know, stems from the modern diet, which is loaded with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), crop chemicals, and other poisons that are turning people into blimps before prematurely killing them.
“Unless a patient is homeless or has died of cancer or is so old or poor they could not eat, few are the same shape as the dead of the 1980s when I started practicing,” Dr. Shepherd is quoted as saying.
“Looking back at forensic photos from that era I am astonished at how thinness was then the norm,” he added.
Obesity rates have increased so dramatically that one expert describes it as a “time bomb” that has finally “exploded,” wreaking total havoc on health care systems, including those that are nationally run such as the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.
Diet- and obesity-related illnesses such as type-2 diabetes and liver disease are skyrocketing, causing premature aging and death in many patients.