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Nature vs. nurture: What fuels obesity, diabetes?

 11 months ago       133 Views

Nature versus nurture is a phrase with which many of us are familiar. Our genes are responsible for many of our traits, but nurture or environmental influences surely have a part to play.

When it comes to obesity and type 2 diabetes, it is easy to follow a straightforward train of thought.

If we consistently consume more calories than we burn each day, we put on weight, and this predisposes us to develop type 2 diabetes.

Our fat cells and pancreas recover once we change our lifestyle and lose weight. However, this simple equation leaves us with many unanswered questions.

Author: @DailyCupofYoga


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