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Can Exercise Trump Genetics? [news]

Losing weight isn't easy, and it's harder still when your genes are working against you.

A new study by University of Maryland researchers shows that even people with a genetic predisposition to gain weight can exert some control over how big they get. The team studied 704 Amish men and women. Although the Amish are a genetically homogeneous group, the study of volunteers' genotypes still showed a genetic diversity that reflected the makeup of the general Caucasian population

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