Why Americans are morbidly obese, per the King James Bible (of hard knocks)

My lab mate recently found this entertaining and creative powerpoint that proposes an alternative explanation for the obesity epidemic. Though there is no scientific merit within this explanation, it certainly supports the current hypothesis that the escalating prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity of the modern day manifests from: 1) an absence of a feast or famine eating regime adopted by earlier humans during the summer and winter, respectively, and 2) the innate, hedonic, and rewarding properties of sugar.


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