viernes, 12 de diciembre de 2008

Gene triggers unhealthy eating

Those with the gene variant chose foods with more sugar and fat, suggesting they were instinctively drawn to them rather than healthy options. People who carry a gene variant linked to obesity eat an average of 100 extra calories per meal, research suggests.

The key variant of the FTO gene is thought to be carried by 63% of people.

The full story is here:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7773146.stm

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