Genetics and Obesity

Final Thoughts

Genetics does not cause obesity. However, obesity and genetics are closely tied together. So the answer to the problem of obesity does not rest on the idea that it is a matter of genetics versus the environment -- clearly, both components are involved. For more information about your particular situation, talk with your healthcare provider. Also, regardless of your genetics, everyone should adopt a heart-healthy diet and increase their physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle.
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