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Reduce Carbohydrates to Reduce Obesity

Reduce Carbohydrates to Reduce Obesity – Obesity Simplified Obesity is caused from excessive fat cell growth triggered by high insulin levels from excessive carbohydrate intake. Obesity is not caused by eating too much and exercising too little. Energy Balance is Not the Issue There is no scientific evidence to support the principle that obesity is …

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Does Your Abdomen Stick Out Too Far?

If it does, don’t think you’re alone.  Many Americans are dealing with the same thing.  Patients complain about it to me all the time.  What you may be experiencing is an accumulation of fat within the abdominal cavity (called intra abdominal fat).  And your body may be abnormally storing fat there because the carbohydrates (sugar and starches) in your …

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Is Obesity a Genetic or a Behavioral Disorder?

Clearly there are strong genetic influences on body fatness.  But what’s really inherited is the rank order of body fatness compared to the the people who have a lifestyle that’s similar to yours. If both your parents were 200 pounds, that does not mean that you are destined to be 200 pounds. But if both …

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