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Old 04-15-2009, 08:17 AM
 
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A research study out of Purdue University's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and Dept of Chemistry showed that obesity has a strong correlation in which how a cell processes insulin whether the ''obesity'' gene's were present or not.

Factors Other Than Genes Could Cause Obesity, Insulin Study Shows - Science Daily
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Old 04-15-2009, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Seems like a no **** conclusion to me, there are many factors in obesity...genes and insulin are just a few. I would be interested in the correlation of the model, and if they factored in high glycemic index foods in how it reacts.
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