Humans have drastically changed their food environment in the last decades, but biology cannot keep up with this sudden shift of eating habits. The result: a marked increase in obesity across the globe.
Across the US, access to healthy food has been increasingly harder, as cities develop into networks of fast food chains. Thus, it is no surprise that obesity rates are exponentially increasing. The ‘Big Food’ short film, from the Yale School of Public Health, explored the phenomenon of obesity through an evolutionary perspective.