Girl Planting seeds

Being lazy and eating too much ARE the main causes of obesity even if your genes can make you gain more weight

You can't blame being obese solely on your genetics because poor lifestyle choices are the main driver of weight gain, scientists say.  Obesity rates have soared by three-fold since 1975, with almost one in three British adults tipping the scales.  But the trends are the same in people both with and without what are known as 'fat genes', according to a study.  This suggests poor diet and lack of exercise is mainly to blame, researchers said. However, they accepted genetics still play a role.  Read more....



close (X)