Why we get fat! Why we get Fat! ✅ Increasing (genetic) carbohydrate intolerance. ✅ Increasing exposure to industrialised food. ✅ Technology-driven reduction in incidental exercise. ✅ Increasing hormonal (insulin) imbalance. ✅ Hard exercise, low-calorie & low-fat diets DON'T work. 1-9: Why we got fat! (Genetic) Carbohydrate Intolerance [CI] ✅ 37% of the population = CI. ✅ CI = Store fat from carbs more easily. ✅ CI = More susceptible to metabolic illness. Technological Changing World ✅ > Ready-made food. ✅ Sitting time increases significantly. ✅ Increasing prescribed & unprescribed medication. Increasing Unbalanced Lifestyle Stress ✅ Stress hormones drive up insulin. ✅ Stress drives insulin spiking 'quick fix' calories. ✅ Stress limits energy drawn from (stored) fat. Poor Sleep Practice & subsequent Quality ✅ Broken sleep (+ snoring) limits metabolic recovery. ✅ Insufficient recovery drives poor calorie choices. ✅ Reduced tolerance and increased inflammation. Increasing Appeal of Insulin Spiking Food ✅ Greater influence of marketing tricks. ✅ Bio-chemical urges beats self-discipline every time. ✅ Processed food encourages 'consume more'. Increasing Blood Sugar Spikes ✅ Brain detects excessive (toxic) blood sugar imbalance. ✅ Brains 1st Option: use suagr as active fuel. ✅ Little energy output = 2nd Option: store as a glycogen. 3rd Option: Store sugar as fat, fast! ✅ Excessive sugar is stored as 'fat', efficiently! ✅ Fat storage areas expand without limits. ✅ Storing fat becomes default. Hello Metabolic Disease ✅ Diabetes, Eye disfunction, liver disease, ✅ Heart attacks, Stroke & high blood pressure, ✅ Cancers, chronic inflammation, depression Practice makes Perfect! ✅ Cycle perpetuates itself. ✅ Hard exercise & low cal diets DON'T, and can't, work. ✅ Continued cycle negatively influences mind-set.