Category: 2017

Obesity Levels Decided In The Womb? Vervet Monkeys Offer Clues

IBT Christopher Schmitt A new study which examined vervet monkeys, a species native to Africa, suggests how genes, pedigree, and environment work together to influence adult obesity… Expert quote: “It’s this idea that mothers can program their offspring in order to best take advantage of the caloric environment that the mother is exposed to. And this […]