Are These REALLY The 10 Biggest Reasons For Obesity?

Filed under: Study — @ June 28, 2006

Have you heard about this new study from University of Alabama biostatistician Dr. David Allison? With the help from 19 so-called diet and health “experts,” he came up with the following ten reasons why obesity exists:

1. Inadequate sleep
2. Endocrine disruptors
3. Nice temperatures
4. Fewer people smoking
5. Medicines that cause weight gain
6. Population changes
7. Older birth moms
8. Genetic influences during pregnancy
9. Darwinian natural selection
10. Assortative mating

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