Genes play big role in obesity, study says

02/6/2008 | BBC

A British study of more than 5,000 pairs of identical and fraternal twins revealed that genes are more likely to be linked to obesity than lifestyle. Researchers discovered that variations in body mass index and waist size were 77% affected by genes.

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