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Here are two reasons behind the obesity epidemic you may never have heard of.

Here are two reasons behind the obesity epidemic you may never have heard of. What do you think of when obesity comes to mind? People overeating?  Poorly choosing what to eat?  Not getting enough exercise?  Poor gut health? An article recently published in The conversation Health and Medicine suggest that it may be as simple as salt and water. According to the author, a desert sand rat may hold important clues as to why not enough water combined with too much salt results in obesity. Could this be why so many diets have us drinking so much water?   For those Read More »