obesogenic


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obesogenic

adjective
(1) Causing obesity.
(2) Conducive to obesity.

obesogenic

(ŏ-bēs″ŏ-jen′ik) [ obes(ity) + -genic]
Tending to promote or contribute to obesity. It is said of unhealthy, calorie-rich diets and sedentary behavior.
obesogenicity (-jĕ-nis′ĭt-ē)

obesogenic

Anything that promotes obesity. Possible obesogenic factors include excessive food intake, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep, antipsychotic drugs, late pregnancy and some environmental pollutants.
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These socalled experts claim we're living in a obesogenic society (whatever the Hell that is) and that (fat) individuals can no longer be held responsible for their own bloated bodies.
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It won't really work as what we need is not quick fixes but real and substantial changes in the obesogenic society.