Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, September 27th, 2006
"Native American obesity is hypothesized to result from three potential causes: (1) a genetic predisposition, or the 'thrifty gene', (2) a rational addiction to nutrients, and (3) dietary adjustment costs. These hypotheses are tested using a two-stage household production approach and scanner data from a panel of Native and non-Native supermarkets," scientists in the United States report.
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