How a ‘tragically flawed’ paradigm has derailed the science of obesity

The predominant notion that obesity is caused by a failure to regulate how much one eats may have blinded scientists to its true nature. Despite the evidence suggesting that some individuals are more prone to gaining weight regardless of how much they eat, many scientists refuse to consider the validity of a different obesity paradigm. This other paradigm suggests that obesity is a physiological problem caused by hormones, which causes fat to accumulate even when there’s less food taken in by the body.
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