Does Sugar Consumption Cause Obesity?

Sugar has been vilified over the years with claims of its disastrous effects on our health. Are these claims true? Does taken a soda a day guarantee one ill health? What of the effects of excess sugar on obesity? In this article, we will explore these claims and determine whether indeed excessive sugar intake leads […]

The Conventional Wisdom: Energy Balance???????

“…from a thermodynamic perspective, it is clear that obesity is generally the consequence of small cumulative imbalances of energy intake and expenditure.” 2017, Obesity Pathogenesis: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement calories in > calories out We overeat Too much food, too little physical activity Overeating (Energy in > Energy out) Obesity and the obesity epidemic 1880s: Max […]