'Obesity': Is it Genetic?
November 18, 2015
Food World News - It's a known fact that obesity is one of the leading causes in the
deterioration of one's physical health. Unhealthy diet and junk food is often held
responsible for the disease, but recent researches have emerged that obesity, can
potentially be 'genetic'. This being said, are genes to blame for most individuals'
Naima Moustaid Moussa, PhD, director of the Obesity research Cluster at Texas Tech
University however stated that obesity can actually run in the family, not because
it is genetically acquired but because of family's eating habits and environment.
Technically speaking, it still boils down to nature VS nurture.
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