At some point in life, almost everyone who has fallen outside of the healthy BMI range has experienced judgment or felt guilty for being overweight. According to a study by Yale University, discrimination against heavier people has risen by 66% in the last 10 years. Often poor food choices, self control, lack of exercise, medications,
Sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, sports drinks, and juice have been blamed for contributing to today’s obesity epidemic; however, there hasn’t been substantial evidence about its role in the development of obesity, until now.
Are genetic traits related to appetite capable of being passed down from generation to generation? In the classic debate of nature vs nurture, can nature’s genetics even over power nurture’s environment when it comes to generic factors which influence obesity? The findings of new research say that it’s possible.