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Old 01-19-2013, 12:51 PM   #98
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Re: Let's talk childhood obesity....

Originally Posted by mcpforever View Post
Meh. I think this part goes back to the way that our bodies are designed to jealously horde calories as an adaptation to feast or famine. We are drawn to foods that naturally build our fat stores more efficiently like cheetos and ding dongs. I agree that they can be connected, but I do think that the bottom line is excess consumption of calories.
Frequency also has an effect on how the body stores vs metabolizes calories. I do wonder if anyone actually knows someone who is obese from simply overeating a truly healthy diet. A healthy diet allows your metabolism to function efficiently, and it's hard to fathom how one could simply overeat to the point of becoming obese on such a diet.
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