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Old 06-27-2007, 12:49 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Meg
To me, the science linking weight to genetics is compelling. But what the book glosses over is that were talking about genetic tendencies here. And a genetic tendency has to be nurtured in the right environment in order to be expressed.
You said it so well here, Meg. This is like so many nature/nurture issues. BOTH seem to be important! And the research does seem compelling!

After thinking about it, I don't think it absolves us of responsibility, but it may make it more difficult than is worth my while to lose a lot more weight. Right now, I'm okay with that. But I do know that I will have to really work at it consistently to keep my weight where it is.
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