Environmental and lifestyle influences on obesity.

  title={Environmental and lifestyle influences on obesity.},
  author={Phillip Jerome Brantley and Valerie Harwell Myers and Heli J Roy},
  journal={The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society},
  volume={157 Spec No 1},
Obesity is an end result of the intricate interactions of biology, behavior, and environment. Recent hypotheses in the scientific community suggest the current obesity epidemic is being driven largely by environmental factors (e.g., high energy/high fat foods, fast food consumption, television watching, "super-sized" portions, etc.) rather than biological… CONTINUE READING