Sunday, August 29, 2010

Another Take on Obesity and Exercise
Nice birddog to this article from

The description below is entirely consistent with Gary Taubes' well articulated description of the problem in "Good Calories Bad Calories" and really is the only explanation of obesity that makes any sense.
"New research highlighted by the BBC and published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood suggests that the common understanding of the relationship between physical activity and childhood obesity may possibly present things in the wrong order. That is, while it's a widely held belief — and premise of the First Lady's Let's Move campaign — that growing inactivity among children is one of the contributing factors to the obesity epidemic, investigators conducting the EarlyBird Diabetes Study suggest that decreased physical activity may actually be a symptom of obesity."

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