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People might gain lots of weight between diets because their subconscious thinks that diets are due to famines

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sun Feb 18 2018

An animal that learns optimally may still be prone to inactivity when conditions are good, which is a symptom of depression

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

Animals’ instincts to exploit gluts of food to avoid costing searching means we easily become obese in our ‘constant glut’ modern world

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

The drifty genotype hypothesis of obesity is not consistent with evolutionary theory

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

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