1877: Obesity, It’s Not Your Genetics

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By Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, Doug Egge, Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, and Doug Egge. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover ten reasons that obesity has become so prevalent in the past century, and it is not genetics.

  • Obesity, it’s not your genetics. Your genetics are NOT why you are obese! It’s about your lifestyle and the environment you are in. (1:57)
  • How are people affected by their genetics? (5:08)
  • Ten Environmental Factors/Lifestyle Choices that Play a Role in Obesity. (11:56)
  • #1 – You eat hyper-palatable, ultra-processed foods. (12:20)
  • #2 – You do not move much. (19:44)
  • #3 – You have little muscle. (23:01)
  • #4 – Food requires little work, so we respect it less. (24:51)
  • #5 – Endocrine disrupting chemicals. (29:19)
  • #6 – We stay up later and sleep less. (32:22)
  • #7 – We eat when distracted. (36:09)
  • #8 – Liquid calories. (41:03)
  • #9 – Antidepressants. (44:02)
  • #10 – Birth control. (47:55)

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