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… Continue reading Does Sugar Consumption Cause Obesity?

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… Continue reading The Conventional Wisdom: Energy Balance???????