December 4, 2022

How much do genes influence our body weight? For the general population this influence is around 20%, according to studies that in recent years have analyzed the complete genome of tens of thousands of people. In other words, “lifestyle, such as eating habits and exercise, have a great impact, but genetic factors also exert an influence,” explains researcher Nerea Deleyto-Seldas from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).

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