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Can Exercise Counter a Genetic Tendency Towards Obesity?

Can Exercise Counter a Genetic Tendency Towards Obesity?

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Have you ever heard someone say that obesity runs in their family? There is a genetic component to obesity. In fact, researchers have identified a particular gene called the FTO gene that makes it harder to stay at a healthy body weight. But there is some good news with regards to this gene. Exercise appears to reduce its expression. Find out more.