Obesity Or Fitness Could Be In Your Genes: Inherited Gut Bacteria Linked To Low Body Weight

November 7, 2014 10:38 PM

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Genetics could determine what type of microbes live in our gut, influencing whether we are fat or thin.

Researchers looked at a rarely studied bacterial family that tends to be inherited and is more common in thinner people and found it protected mice against weight gain, King's College London reported.

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