Can My Genes Be Making Me Overweight?

Dr Vivienne Miller

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Dr Vivienne Miller

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Dr Vivienne Miller

Based on an interview with endocrinologist and obesity expert, Professor Joseph Proietto at the Annual Women and Children’s Health Update, Melbourne, March 2018

There are many reasons proposed for our society becoming more overweight than ever before.

The commonest explanation is that people are overeating because they have more refined, energy dense foods easily available and requiring little physical effort to access.

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