A zero percent increase. That's the World Health Organization's target for obesity and diabetes by 2025.

Our vision over the next 8 years, leading up to 2025, is to advance our knowledge of the intersection between the food and health systems with respect to cardio-metabolic diseases, particularly obesity and diabetes.

Evolution of energetics – in defense of fat

The human body is incredibly adept at maintaining a stable body weight over time. An average daily intake of 2,000 kcal equates to 730,000 kcal per year, and yet the “energetic error,” as indicated by an increase in body weight, is just over 1 pound per year [from observational data, NHANES (1)]. These observations led to the development of Set…