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Obesity Genes

Weight Is Not a Choice

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We do indeed have stunning potential control over our health, and should make better use of it. Our feet and forks are, or should be, the master levers of medical destiny. But even the best application of skill-power will not turn weight into a behavior. Weight is not a choice, and we should all choose to recognize that.

Is Obesity Genetic?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Black Voices

With one study ruling out lack of exercise as a leading cause of obesity among African-Americans, new research from Dartmouth's Institute for Quantita...

Kathleen Miles

Why Fat Is Not Your Fault

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Frustrated because that cupcake you ate went straight to your thighs but pastry seems to have no effect on the next guy? A new University of Californi...