Study: Genetic Excuse for Obesity Is 'Myth'

The idea that genetics are to blame for obesity is a myth according to a new study. The UK's Telegraph reports that "people could work off around 40 per cent of the extra weight that 'fat genes' laid on them by exercising."

The lead author went on to say:

What do you think? Is weight in the genes or is it up to us?

(Thanks, Michael Taylor for the tip!)

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