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Causes of obesity

Causes of obesity

The causes of obesity are complex. 

  • Obesity is not simply a function of laziness or an indication of emotional instability. 
  • In addition, genetic and biological factors do not act in isolation but are constantly interacting with an array of environmental factors. 
  • Both the availability and persuasive advertising of unhealthy food contribute to the obesity epidemic.

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