Obesity gene makes you fat by keeping you hungry

If you can’t resist that extra portion of dessert, maybe it is time to stop bemoaning your lack of willpower and blame your genes instead.

Six years after a gene called FTO was linked with obesity, researchers have shown that it probably makes people plumper by failing to dampen their hunger following meals, and by increasing the allure of mouth-watering, high-calorie foods.

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