Biology of Overeating and the Weight-Gain Cycle

ScaleA person needs to browse through any health related journal, magazine or website to find new and novel ways to reduce weight. While the options range from bariatric surgery to good old “eat-less-exercise-more” concepts, it is intriguing how the more weight a person gains, the harder it is to shed the extra calories. Losing weight is an uphill battle for majority of us. And that got me thinking about how much our biology cooperates while we try to lose weight. I came across these two elegant studies that explain why this is indeed an uphill battle. Continue reading “Biology of Overeating and the Weight-Gain Cycle”