Yet another interesting article with relatively reliable citations crept up.
It presents an interesting parallel between how well you process glucose and self-control. When researching ways to maintain stable glucose levels. I constantly kept coming across the same information:
overweight strongly implies unbalanced glucose levels. Increasing your glucose stability involves regular exercise, eating a diet low in sugar and avoiding 'crap' carbohydrates like potato chips and soda pop that dramatically increase your blood sugar level and create a huge rush of insulin to fight it... the 'post sugar depression' of low blood sugar leads to immediate difficulty in self-control, which encourages you to replace those sugars immediately with more crap carbs and sugars.
It makes you wonder if America's plague of obesity is directly related to the seeming inability to make responsible decisions.