Monday, January 26, 2004

Obesity: what's so complicated?

Yet another story about how obesity is due to some kind of psychological or physiological change in our bodies due to what we eat or how much we eat.

Could it simply be that people get fat because they enjoy eating food? Satiety isn't everything - sometimes we all like to shove a bit more in because we're enjoying it. Sometimes, being utterly bloated after a top meal is a matter of pride. Often, food provides oral entertainment when we're bored. Why do we need another research study to utterly fail to explain obesity?

BBC NEWS | Health | Could obesity be all in the mind?


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