The Trouble With Weight Gain

Recent research was performed on more than 12,000 individuals in hopes of separating genetic tendencies to see what kind of impact one’s genes have on a person’s diet, eating habits, and socioeconomic status affecting their overall health. 

Thirty- two gene variants were tested in individuals to give researchers an overall “gene score”. This “gene score” is seen as a predictor of overall health in an individual. Individuals with a higher BMI (body mass index) and higher metabolic risk correlate with a higher “gene score” showing that they are at greater risk for cardiovascular issues.

The researchers found that a modest weight gain can cause severe, adverse reactions on one’s metabolic rate that can lead to serious cardiovascular issues. The good news is that if a person lost a minimum amount of weight this can improve the metabolic profile,

Tom Rothman and the Hollywoodreporter conclude that leading a healthy lifestyle, with steady exercise can lead to overall better health and increased fat burning. I mean, it’s not rocket science, but it makes sense.

One thought on “The Trouble With Weight Gain

  1. The same study also followed over fourteen hundred young people and tested their BMI. These same fourteen hundred people had their BMI tested again after six years. I have concluded that essay writers would have a long thing to think about for a very long time.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *