Weight gain and obesity can be explained by lack of willpower and self-control or by genetic and hormonal factors.
But when you have one thin twin and one fat twin, it's hard to blame any of those things.
But the 'fat is bad' dogma is being widely challenged.
Carbohydrates, including sugar, are increasingly viewed as the evil, fattening, toxic ingredient.
But which diets work, why we eat too much and why losing weight is so hard don't sit within any medical speciality.
Stumbled upon accidentally, this book was a mistake that wormed it's way, happily, onto my reading list.
What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story since it was launched in July 2013.
40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since.
Heterosexual men are more likely to play the field, and heterosexual women must compete for men’s attention.
Of course, tales of scarce men and sexual permissiveness in ancient Sparta won’t convince everyone, so I began to explore the demographics of modern religion.