21. Evolution and Obesity

It was essential for the ancient humans to eat everything they could find. But it usually causes problems in the contemporary society because people do not starve.

Additional information:
Kurzban R. “Why everyone (else) is a hypocrite: Evolution and the modular mind”, 2012.
Bellisari A. “Evolutionary origins of obesity”, Obesity reviews, 2008.

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