Health Rewind: Is DNA to Blame for High Obesity Rates Among Blacks?

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Health Rewind: Is DNA to Blame for High Obesity Rates Among Blacks?

A recent study suggests that DNA may be behind Black obesity rates in the U.S. Researchers from Dartmouth found that African-Americans have three variant genes that predispose us to obesity and a higher Body Mass Index (BMI), reported the Huffington Post. Unhealthy eating and lack of exercise also play a huge role too. 

 

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