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Old 04-06-2009, 07:18 PM   #144
Phillip Garrison
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Re: Paleo prevents Western Diseases?

Originally Posted by Robert Callahan View Post
Yes you are right that is a very simplistic view that is not nearly the whole picture. All I was trying to articulate was that there is not a gene that makes some people fat and others not, regardless of diet. My contention is that the vast majority of the overweight population when put on a "healthy diet", however you want to define that, should shed body fat and be able to maintain a healthy bf%. This has been my experience in practice working with clients and I think is true in the vast majority of cases. (I say vast majoirty and not all because there are a few rare disorders associated with fat deposition, ala lipodystrophy)
Actually there are genes that some people fat, especially some people who are extremely morbidly obese
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