Be Fit. Be CurrentIn today's world where obesity is an increasing health risk across the globe, more and more studies are being conducted to determine exactly how integral a persons genetic disposition is to becoming obese. There is certainly some evidence to suggest that humans are genetically hardwired to store fat; however, evidence that a genetic trait passing along a predisposition to obesity exists within families, is still in the nascent stages. Looking at the sum of influences including environment, family history, and psychological health can provide a good indicator as to an individual's risk of obesity. Usually, there isn't just one factor that creates conditions for obesity, but multiple factors working together - all of which must be addressed and overcome to regain control of health and happiness.
Psychological Risk Factors:
In an effort to make sense of the obesity epidemic around the world, scientists are studying links between various psychological factors and an increasedRead More »from Obesity and Genetics. Is There a Link?