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Obesity: What can we do about it?
Apr 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm| Free
Join us at Genspace for a lecture on obesity and health presented as part of the Know Science series.
Dr. Barry E. Levin, MD of the Department of Neurology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will tackle the hard questions relating to obesity.
Is obesity due to food addiction?
Why is it so hard for me to lose and keep off weight once I become obese?
The good and the bad- what treatments are there for obesity?
What is obesity and how widespread is it?
Why is obesity important- what medical conditions that are a serious threats to your health are associated with obesity?
Is obesity inherited and how do early life events alter any inherited tendency to become obese?
What is the relationship among food intake, expenditure of calories and storage of excess calories as fat?
How does the brain and body communicate to regulate your food intake, body weight and adiposity?