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The following post was originally published on Obesitypanacea.com on October 7, 2009. As many of our readers know, I performed my MSc under the direction of Dr Bob Ross at Queen’s University (Peter recently completed his PhD in the same lab).  Dr Ross is a world leader in the measurement of body fat and body…

In his post last Friday, Peter did a very nice job of introducing the the counter-intuitive idea that having too little fat, rather than too much, causes many of the metabolic problems of obesity.  Today I thought it would be good to continue on with this theme and to focus on some of the mechanisms…