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Switch to Forum Live View Is Global Warming making you fat?
3 years ago  ::  Mar 15, 2012 - 8:27PM #1
mountain_man
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It could be according to a study out today.

Here's the link.

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When he looked around for other factors, he saw how the CO2 concentration of the atmosphere had also increased in correlation to the weight gain.

He now proposed that orexins, a type of hormone which reside in the brain and stimulate wakefulness and energy expenditure, may be affected by CO2.



I guess the conclusion here is that if you want to loose weight; don't breathe.

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 15, 2012 - 11:14PM #2
Roodog
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Mar 15, 2012 -- 8:27PM, mountain_man wrote:

It could be according to a study out today.

Here's the link.

Here's a quote:

When he looked around for other factors, he saw how the CO2 concentration of the atmosphere had also increased in correlation to the weight gain.


He now proposed that orexins, a type of hormone which reside in the brain and stimulate wakefulness and energy expenditure, may be affected by CO2.



I guess the conclusion here is that if you want to loose weight; don't breathe.





Oh damn! Even breathing is bad for you!

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 15, 2012 - 11:30PM #3
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And I thought it was the dark chocolate and getting older!!! Surprised

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 15, 2012 - 11:49PM #4
Mlyons619
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Nope.  In my case it's the red meat...  Foot in Mouth

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 16, 2012 - 2:22AM #5
Ebon
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Pretty sure it's my long love affair with pizza that's making me fat.

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 16, 2012 - 10:48AM #6
mountain_man
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Mar 16, 2012 -- 2:22AM, Ebon wrote:

Pretty sure it's my long love affair with pizza that's making me fat.


The ginormous amounts of CO2 that humans have added to our atmosphere has only increased that love.

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 17, 2012 - 6:14AM #7
Dostojevsky
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And engineering human genome so we'd all be smaller,


eat less and f--- less*

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 17, 2012 - 7:38AM #8
Ms.maryb
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I would say the need to exercise more to use energy is the thought aired here totally! Excite that brain...
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3 years ago  ::  Mar 19, 2012 - 6:48PM #9
Esdraelon
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Dark Chocolate...and too much refined sugar.

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3 years ago  ::  Mar 22, 2012 - 10:20AM #10
mytmouse57
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I have no idea what you guys are (burp) talking about...

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