Posts Tagged ‘nongenetic evolution’

Evolving Obesity Beyond Our Own Genes

June 28, 2015 — “Our genes certainly haven’t changed as quickly as obesity has increased.” That logic fragment frequently surfaces to justify blaming people living with obesity for their condition. Yet in the population, we see evolving obesity prevalence that is entrenched at levels well above historic levels. The obvious explanation is that our genetic inheritance sets the table for obesity, […]