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    The Cure to Obesity?

    In rats anyway!

    Genetically Engineered Mice Can't Get Fat | Popular Science

    I'm going to go get a 30-pack of White Castle sliders to celebrate the inevitable human breakthrough coming soon!


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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Can't get fat? That sounds like a challenge to me.



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Hasn't there been a cure forever? That whole exercise/eating right thing. Dunno how many folks have heard of it, but it seems to be pretty effective...



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by AIT View Post
    Can't get fat? That sounds like a challenge to me.
    ... I feel a CyBookie challenge coming on!



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZCyclone View Post
    Hasn't there been a cure forever? That whole exercise/eating right thing. Dunno how many folks have heard of it, but it seems to be pretty effective...
    Ding ding ding!

    And, how can you cure something that isn't a disease. It is a lifestyle. You choose to be healthy or not.


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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    Ding ding ding!

    And, how can you cure something that isn't a disease. It is a lifestyle. You choose to be healthy or not.
    For the record, the thread title was my wording, and it was made to be (at least partially) facetious.

    The article doesn't tout it as a cure.


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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Tapeworms seem to be relatively effective as well.



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    Ding ding ding!

    And, how can you cure something that isn't a disease. It is a lifestyle. You choose to be healthy or not.
    Come on now. There is some truth in what you say but it is much harder for some people to stay thin than others due to genetic predisposition.

    I am tall. Tall people are at a greater risk for heart disease. Are you saying that my kids should change their lifestyle so they won't be tall too?



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    My personal cure that has helped me lose 5 pounds so far has been pretty simple. Put down the fork and hop on the eliptical.



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonick182 View Post
    My personal cure that has helped me lose 5 pounds so far has been pretty simple. Put down the fork and hop on the eliptical.
    Lifting a fork burns calories, and so does chewing. Sleeping burns calories too, which is why I fill up before bedtime... usually KFC, just pull the breading off the chicken and you're good.


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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZCyclone View Post
    Hasn't there been a cure forever? That whole exercise/eating right thing. Dunno how many folks have heard of it, but it seems to be pretty effective...
    We have a winner... WE HAVE A WINNER....

    This is the full proof one that is natural and effective.



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Quote Originally Posted by c.y.c.l.o.n.e.s View Post
    Come on now. There is some truth in what you say but it is much harder for some people to stay thin than others due to genetic predisposition.

    I am tall. Tall people are at a greater risk for heart disease. Are you saying that my kids should change their lifestyle so they won't be tall too?
    I partially agree with what you are saying. Tall isn't something you can choose but, predisposed or not, obese is something you choose. Yes, some must work harder than others, but everyone on this planet can be a healthy weight with the proper eating habits and exercise.


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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Generation Rx.



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    Everyone is skinny, perfect, and exercises 7 days a week on the internet.

    Let me be the first to say that I'm fat, balding, graying, and have a lot of chest hair.



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    Re: The Cure to Obesity?

    O.K. Got my Krispy Kremes and glass of heavy cream. Now what is this cure?


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