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Could High Insulin Make You Fat? Mouse Study Says Yes

Chiro.Org Blog: Animals with persistently lower insulin stay trim even as they indulge themselves on a high-fat, all-you-can-eat buffet. When we eat too much, obesity may develop as a result of chronically high insulin levels, not the other way around. That’s according to new evidence in mice reported in the December 4th Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, which challenges the widespread view that rising insulin is a secondary consequence of obesity and insulin resistance. […]

Smokers and the obese cheaper to care for, study shows

Source New York Times

Preventing obesity and smoking can save lives, but it does not save money, according to a new report.

It costs more to care for healthy people who live years longer, according to a Dutch study that counters the common perception that preventing obesity would save governments millions […]