The argument that someone is obese simply due to too many calories in vs. too few calories expended is based on too little concrete evidence. If the answer were that simple, this issue would have been solved years ago. Next the person is told they need to exercise more,” less chewing and more doing”, once again, with something as complex as the human body, the advice given is way too simplistic. The prevailing hypothesis that we eat less and work out more, calories in calories out paradigm, needs to be rigorously tested. We know that the low-fat, eat less idiom does not work long term for most people, maybe it’s time the alternate hypothesis of obesity being a hormonal problem, set into motion by a individuals dietary choices which in effect cause the actual overeating.
We as a population we are getting fatter and fatter, “Fifty years ago one in every eight or nine people was considered obese, today that figure is one in every three” What these numbers should tell everyone is that we really need to take a look at we are dealing the obesity issue. Doctors and other health professionals will preach to you about how you need to do certain things in order to control your weight and then blame you when things don`t change. What should happen is if someone is not responding to a certain therapy, they should be encouraged to do