Unique Perspectives on the Obesogenic Environment

  title={Unique Perspectives on the Obesogenic Environment},
  author={Jamy D. Ard},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
W e all live in an obesogenic environment. 1 The availability of high energy dense, palatable, inexpensive food is only surpassed by the mechanized labor-saving and entertainment devices designed to keep us from moving too much. We have evolved from a society of hunter–gatherers to a society of drivethrough picker-uppers. A number of factors likely determine our responses to the obesogenic environment, including level of exposure, resources available, and our biologic predisposition to energy… CONTINUE READING