Posts Tagged ‘myths’


Posted by • February 1st, 2013

This new commentary reviews common myths and presumptions about obesity and also provides some useful evidence-based concepts about overweight and obesity. Many beliefs about obesity persist in the absence of supportingscientific evidence (presumptions); some persist despite contradicting evidence (myths). The promulgation of unsupported beliefs may yield poorly informed policy decisions, inaccurate clinical and public health recommendations,… Read More…