What are chickens fed to make them grow faster?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Chickens are often fed antibiotics to help them avoid disease. But it can affect the people who eat them. Watch as Dr. Oz discusses in this video what you're really eating when you consume chickens raised on antibiotics.

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