Obesity or Depression: Which came first?

Which came first?

You know that age old riddle about the chicken and the egg?  Turns out there’s a similar question about obesity and depression. 

Is it that being fat makes you depressed (not that hard to believe considering all the thin images we’re bombarded with everyday).

Or is it that being depressed makes us fat (hello comfort food and anti-depressants that can lead to weight gain).

Read more about the relationship between the two here.


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