Sunrise Session

Tim Gilbertson

The Obesity Epidemic: Are Our Tastebuds to Blame?

One in three Americans is now obese. The rapid increase in the incidence of obesity has serious health consequences; obesity is directly linked to more than thirty other diseases. Emerging research at Utah State University is helping us understand why we choose to eat the foods that are making us overweight.

Tim Gilbertson

Associate Professor of Biology Department at USU

(435) 797-7314 
tag@biology.usu.edu

 

Presentation date: June 13, 2006

Presentation (.ppt)

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