DIABESITY AND STRESS

Stress can Cause Weight Gain Have you ever noticed that folks who tend to stress more also tend to weigh more? Perhaps even the person in the mirror? This is no coincidence. There is virtually nothing that can precipitate the accumulation of body fat or the onset of...

DIABESITY AS AN ENERGY CRISIS

Do you recall the energy crisis of the late 1970’s, when hundreds of cars were backed up for hours at the gas station? Some of the cars ran out gas and were abandoned in the street. Sometimes, the gas station itself ran out of gas. This is what is happening in...

DIABESITY AS AN EVOLUTIONARY MISMATCH

What does it mean to be human? Biologists refer to our species as Homo sapiens.  We are the most highly evolved of primates.  We rule our planet, our brains are huge relative to our body size.  As a species, we are masters of our domain, of all that we survey, yet...