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We Are Nowhere Near Understanding The Causes Of Obesity And How To Prevent It.

Invoking the "usual suspects" only obscures how much we don't know. The trend toward weight gain over the past 3 decades is routinely characterized as an "epidemic" and even a "pandemic," which requires an urgent response. First evident in developed countries, this trend has become a worldwide phenomenon.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I like to believe my books over the last 20 years, including my last book, Toxic Fat, have put forth a comprehensive understanding of obesity as an inflammatory disease that leads to the formation of a “fat trap” that prevents the normal metabolism of incoming dietary calories. Unfortunately, that viewpoint of obesity remains too sophisticated for many physicians (and politicians) to grasp.nn

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