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Obesity is in the genes

New research supports the idea that we are obeseogenic organisms; hardwired to eat a lot. The study has also found that other aspects of human behaviour such as addiction and sexual responses are inbuilt.

The study has revealed that our primal insticts are leading to problems in society, because they are out of sync with modern living.  For example, our insticts tell us to fill up on food, a mechanism that would have served our ancestors well when food was scarce, and this is leading to problems in a society abundent with lovely things to eat. The authors say that our intellect may be the weapon which could tame these natural instincts More here
 

 
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