Am I B.L.U.E.? (Bored, Lonely, Uncomfortable…Ever)

One reason there’s an obesity epidemic is that humans evolved in a world of caloric scarcity: getting enough food wasn’t easy for most of the population for most of human history. It still isn’t easy for many, many food-insecure people.

However, the people who are food secure find themselves in an evolutionary conundrum: our instincts tell us to eat a lot whenever we can because there may not be food later. If we follow our instincts, we get fat. To stay fit, we have to make an unnatural choice: stop eating even though there are still calories…

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bradberens

Futurist, strategist, researcher, startup advisor, writer, speaker, events veteran & family man.