The thrifty gene and obesity

Delancey Place ( offers an excerpt from a non-fiction book each day. Recently there was an item, from Michael Pollan’s “The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals”.  David Wallerstein invented super-sizing. He discovered that customers would choose supersized orders of popcorn and drinks when they would not choose a two-for-one offer. Wallerstein went […]