Podcast: How Nature Compels Us to Overeat


Cold months drive animals to gain weight, but how does that impact humans? Is it out of our control?

In this episode of CU Anschutz 360, Johnson expounds on why humans tend to overeat and gain weight, and why it’s rooted in nature. What do we have in common with hibernating bears, sperm whales and emperor penguins? What triggers fat storage for animals, and how can we learn from them to understand the human metabolic condition?

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