THEORY:OBESITY AND CATTLE STEROIDS

J.W. faxtrac at ix.netcom.com
Mon Jan 27 06:39:58 EST 1997


Alvin M. Revzin wrote:
> 
> In article <0P4r5DAzY12yEwXD at bnclib.demon.co.uk>, Diane Pritchatt
> <diane at bnclib.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> >Do you think there might be a link between these steroids (that are
> >successfully making the cattle big quickly), and the increase in human
> >obesity that seems to have taken place over the last 30 years - about
> >the time that the steroids have been in use.
> 
> Link is not likely, the absorbed dose is far too low. Also, obesity does
> not seem to be among the effects of anabolic steroid administration to
> humans,  as in professional football.
> 
> Al Revzin PhD Retired.
> 
> --
> Al Revzin
 Possibly it has to do with the use of aspartam in foods. I have heard
it has the effect of raising the baseline of the brains perception of
carbohydrate intake, thus over time one would crave more carbohydrate. I
have noiced a well know diet plan ,that has slowly modified its content
to increase the the carb. levels, I don't beleive tjis was for purely
economic reasons. Its would seem to be kind an addiction process.
 I don'yt know the ins and outs of this, but it seems to have some
validity in terms of the biochemistry of the substance. J.




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