The Obesity Paradox: Overweight and Undernourished

Thursday, May 25, 2017. Author Nathan West, Ph.D.

The balance of nutrition

It's quite a paradox, isn't it? Plenty of food but still lacking essential nutrients. You wouldn’t necessarily associate overweight or obese people as being malnourished, but it’s an unfortunate reflection of the cheap processed foods often consumed in countries such as the US. (While much of the data for this blog is based off the US population, the arguments are relevant for many other countries as well).

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