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Is Sitting The New Smoking?


USA TODAY
http://m.usatoday.com/article/yourlife/629347

Can’t Keep The Weight Off? Blame Evolution


Health Journal – WSJ.com

So, you ate less and exercised more and lost weight. But now the pounds are piling back on. You’re hungrier than ever, and you can’t seem to resist food. Once again, it’s all your fault, right?

Wrong. Blame evolution, and the fact that for the vast majority of human history, famine was a bigger threat than flab. Even your seeming lack of will power is part of a complex biological system that drives humans who have lost weight to regain it, according to new brain-scan research by scientists at Columbia University Medical Center.