Healthcare spending in the United States is about five percent higher than any other G7 country, due to increased diseases caused by the way we eat, said Samantha Kappagoda of Risk Economics, Inc. at HB’s 18th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable on March 30 in Phoenix. Kappagoda explained how E Coli and infectious diseases are on the rise from our food system. She also spoke about how the use of antibiotics in animal feed is increasing the rates of traditional diseases and how the rising obesity trend will affect healthcare in America in the future. Click to hear what Kappagoda had to say.