Obesity 'controlled by the brain'

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  1. sophocles

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    Um, obesity has been known to be largely a mental problem.
     
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    yea...unable to put the fork down...
     
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    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    beat me to it :rofl:
     
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    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/14/magazine/14Ideas-Section2-A-t-002.html

    replace electrical power consumption to calorie consumption
     
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    It really is that simple. If you don't want to change your life, you won't lose weight. If you do, then it's a fucking cakewalk.
     
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    Everywhere I look fat people are being told they are that way because of their genetics:ugh::ugh::ugh:
     
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    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    It's ridiculous. Unless fat people had tons and TONS of sex and a lot more kids than normal people about a generation ago, it's all bs :rofl:
     
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    the way your raised can effect your genetics. the "nurturing" process can affect epi-genome which is what signals genes to turn on/off
     
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    Obesity is more than consuming too much calories, it is also not burning enough calories.

    Calories eaten - Calories burnt = if positive number, you gain weight. Weight gain is going to be mostly fat unless you lift weights.

    Western society focuses too much on eating less. You can literally eat anything you want, and as long as you do the calories burnt part right, you won't gain weight.
     
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    Almost true, but I have hypertension, so if I sat down and ate a bag of jerky or a fucking monster thickburger, I think I would go into arrest :rofl:
     
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    EVERYTHING is controlled by the brain.
     
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    jmezz layin in bed stretchin my pumped quads for hours

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    Sick of seeing that too, just gives fat people an excuse to hide behind.
     
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    "Life stage" adaptation is not permanent, it is just that: an adaptation. The same applies to other forms of conditioning for cultural reasons. Not all klansmen's children grow up hating blacks, jews and mexicans.
     
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    Yes, but these are all subconscious beliefs that can be changed if you so desire.
     
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    so if i believe I won't get cancer all the gene's that regulate cell growth will work properly? SWEET!
     
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    If your subconscious believes that you won't get cancer.
     
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    No genius. Nurturing is a product of your upbringing. It is more conditioning than a genetic change. It is a reversible phenomenon.
     
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