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Is Our Focus on Obesity Holding Back Public Health?

What causes obesity? Advertising junk food to kids? Cheap soda? The demise of physical education in public schools? Too much screen time? Or maybe, it's one of the little boxes in this Obesity System Influence Diagram, developed in 2007 by British researchers for their government's Foresight Project: Holy cow, I believe are the words you're [...]

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I was looking for the “I” word (inflammation) to be somewhere in the article.  Until you start having a discussion on diet-induced inflammation and its impact on health instead of focusing on simply obesity, you are going to be going nowhere.

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