Will Exercise End the Obesity Epidemic?

 

Will Exercise End the Obesity Epidemic?

Perhaps the problem isn’t consuming too many calories, but rather not burning off enough of them. A century ago, most people obtained regular physical activity at work, while traveling, and in recreation. Today, many of us have sedentary jobs, use cars for transportation, and spend much of our spare time in front of screens. Is exercise the answer?

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Your Brain on Fast Acting Carbs

Your Brain on Fast Acting Carbs What happens in the brain after eating too much refined carbohydrate? To answer this question, we gave twelve men with high BMI two milk…

Defense of the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model Redux: A Response to Kevin Hall

 

Defense of the Insulin-Carbohydrate Model Redux: A Response to Kevin Hall

July 6, 2016 update — The full study by Hall and colleagues was published today in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. This final version continues to downplay remarkable findings for a limited pilot: a significant increase in metabolism on a very-low-carbohydrate diet. Evidence continues to accumulate (even from skeptics) that all calories are not alike to the body!

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