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It’s Not Obesity We Should Worry About, It’s Inactivity

The world is in the grip of an obesity epidemic. And yet obesity is not the biggest problem. Evidence suggests that it is not the calories we consume that we should be really worried about, it's our inactivity. Globally, the number of people who are obese has more than in the past 30 years.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Before you keep beating the tired old dog of physical inactivity, you might want to try a new suspect:  Gut inflammation.  There is growing evidence that disturbances in the microbial balance in the gut lead to increased inflammation that translates into increased weight gain.  The most likely dietary suspects appear to be saturated fats.


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