Gene-environment interactions in the etiology of obesity: defining the fundamentals.

@article{Bouchard2008GeneenvironmentII,
  title={Gene-environment interactions in the etiology of obesity: defining the fundamentals.},
  author={Claude Bouchard},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 Suppl 3},
  pages={S5-S10}
}
The concept of gene-environment interaction refers to a situation where the response or the adaptation to an environmental factor, a behavior, or a change in behavior is conditional on the genotype of the individual. Of particular interest for our understanding of the etiology of human obesity is the role played by genotype-nutrition and genotype-physical activity interactions. Evidence for the presence of such interaction effects affecting body mass and body composition comes from experimental… CONTINUE READING

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