Exercise can help counter risks of genes linked to obesity

08/31/2010 | Yahoo!

Exercise cut the risk of obesity in patients with genetic variants linked to the condition, a British study showed. Researchers found that each genetic variant was linked to an increase in body mass index but that the increase in BMI was 36% lower in physically active people and the increased odds per variant for obesity risk was 40% lower, compared with inactive individuals.

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