Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 6th, 2003
According to a study from Spain, "Interindividual differences in the response to dietary intake are, in some cases, genotype dependent. Moreover, genotype-environment interactions may appear when the impact of lifestyle factors (e.g., diet) on a phenotype (e.g., BMI>30 kg/m2) differs by genotype."
"A case-control study (obese subjects vs normal weight controls) was conducted to assess a possible effect modification on obesity risk of the Gln27Glu polymorphism for the beta2-adrenoceptor gene depending on dietary...
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