Scientists in China monitored a group of underweight people in Beijing for new research into the connection between diet and exercise. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists in China monitored a group of underweight people in Beijing for new research into the connection between diet and exercise. Photo: Shutterstock
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Study in China finds healthy thin people eat and exercise less rather than burning off excess calories

  • Research team says its data overturns the common perception that underweight people burn off extra calories with physical activity
  • The scientists monitored 323 Beijing residents for two weeks to learn more about why some people do not gain weight

Scientists in China monitored a group of underweight people in Beijing for new research into the connection between diet and exercise. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists in China monitored a group of underweight people in Beijing for new research into the connection between diet and exercise. Photo: Shutterstock
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