"Chemicals That Promote Obesity Down the Generations"

"Diet and exercise are seen as the key factors that cause obesity, but new research suggests that certain chemicals called obesogens contribute to the global weight problem. Bruce Blumberg, professor of developmental and cell biology at the University of California at Irvine tells host Steve Curwood that the effects of an obesogenic chemical he studied seem to persist for several generations."

Steve Curwood reports for Living on Earth the week of January 18, 2013.
 

Source: Living on Earth, 01/21/2013