This Biology Factsheet:

  • Defines the term obesity.
  • Shows how to calculate BMI.
  • Outlines the problems associated with obesity.
  • Describes how obesity develops.
  • Describes the hypotheses to explain the genetics of obesity.
  • Outlines the role of leptin in appetite.
  • Outlines the treatment for obesity.
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Publication Date

January 2021


ISSN: 1351-5136

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393 Obesity as a Genetic Problem

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