Category: Nutrition

  • Childhood Obesity and Your Genes

    Childhood Obesity and Your Genes

    Obesity affects nearly one in four 7-year-olds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and European teenagers and young adults are more likely to grow up with obesity than the general population. Jan Oreldenbroek, ScD, of the Danish Children’s Hospital in Copenhagen, uses genome sequencing and gene discovery technology to reveal how…

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