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Obesity: Nature vs Nurture

Dr George Lee | Dr Cha Kar Huei | Dr Ariff Anwar

19-Jul-13 16:00

Obesity: Nature vs Nurture

Rising rates of obesity seem to be a consequence of modern life, with access to large amounts of palatable, high calorie food and limited need for physical activity.  However, this environment of plenty affects different people in different ways. To what extent do genetic elements play a role in determining how the environment affects the individual? 


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