Obesity Study Says Birth Year Affects Weight
A new study suggests environmental factors began affecting our weight and obesity risk beginning with people born in 1942.By Cliff Judy | December 30, 2014
There's a new study explaining one of the reasons why we're all so overweight. Get ready for pictures and videos of people with their heads either looking away or out of frame.
But in a time when obesity is being blamed on everything from candy and soft drinks to fatty foods to inactivity to lack of sleep — sleep, by the way, we'd think would fall under inactivity — your birth year is now being blamed. (Video via Coca-Cola, YouTube / I Heart Recipes, Fox Sports, Sleep Number)
The study is already in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and suggests the later you were born, the greater the chance of being obese.