Dr Libby discusses the nine factors that influence whether the human body is getting the message to store body fat or burn it. These factors include such things as calories, stress hormones, sex hormones, thyroid function, gut bacteria and more. Let’s face it… for many people it is not a lack of education that leads them to polish off a packet of chocolate biscuits after dinner, it’s biochemical or emotional. People don’t eat that way believing they are doing their health any favours. Accidentally Overweight explores both the biochemistry and the emotions behind fat storage and optimal wellness.