Obesity Defined as Excess Storage of Inert Triglycerides – Do We Need a Paradigm Shift?

@article{Srensen2011ObesityDA,
  title={Obesity Defined as Excess Storage of Inert Triglycerides – Do We Need a Paradigm Shift?},
  author={Thorkild I. A. S{\o}rensen},
  journal={Obesity Facts},
  year={2011},
  volume={4},
  pages={91 - 94}
}
Obesity affects three domains of individual life: the physical effects of the body size and weight, the psychosocial effects of the abnormal body image and the various metabolic effects predisposing to a broad panel of co-morbidities. In this editorial, I will argue for the need of a fundamental revision of the concept of obesity as a health problem primarily in the latter domain. The argument is based on the accumulating evidence that the stored triacylglyceride (TAG) is an inert biochemical… 
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