A recent study has shown that some people are more genetically prone to obesity. Photo: Alamy

Can’t lose weight? How your genetics may predispose you to obesity

  • A study looked at how genetics affected body weight, compared it to a large database of people and assigned scores for each individual
  • 10 per cent of adults with the highest scores were 25 times as likely to be severely obese than those with the lowest scores
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A recent study has shown that some people are more genetically prone to obesity. Photo: Alamy
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