Obesity Myths: "It's easy to spot our love-handles. No problem. What's difficult is determining the cause. Despite constant chatter from nutrition zealots about 'junk' foods and diet trends, most people remain clueless about the actual triggers behind the population's weight-gain.
There's certainly no shortage of fall guys for the plus sized: starch, fat, sugar (just to name a few). Pick any box in the food pyramid and you'll find a food previously singled out as the scourge of obesity. But you won’t find an effective solution. Because lifestyle, not diet, is the main cause of obesty."