Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170111184359.htm

More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a ‘western diet’ — foods consisting high levels of sugars and fats — is a major cause of this epidemic. New research now shows that chronic consumption of a western diet leads to overeating and obesity due to elevations in ‘peripheral endocannabinoid signaling.’

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