Obesity Crisis: Processed Food Is The Main Reason Behind Rising Obesity.

By wehealthychoice.com

Study confirms modern day lifestyle high Protein cravings to energy consumption is the main reason behind rising obesity rates in western world.

As Modern day diets mostly consist of highly processed food, People due to their strong protein appetite driven to overeat fats and carbohydrates which are low in protein.

Lead author Dr. Amanda Grech says, "As people consume more highly processed foods, they dilute their dietary protein and increase their risk of being overweight and obese.

Professor David Raubenheimer, the Leonard Ullmann Chair in Nutritional Ecology said, "It's increasingly clear that our bodies eat to satisfy a protein target."

Further, he said, "the problem is that the food in Western diets has less protein. So, you have to consume more of it to reach your protein requirements."

Protein has many roles in our body. We need protein to help our body repair cells and make new ones. Every cell in the human body contains protein. 

Professor Raubenheimer said, "the protein mechanism in appetite is a revolutionary insight, Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease—they're all driven by diet"