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Can I become fat person as my parents are not fat?

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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Eat too much, be sedentary and voila!

In brief: Absolutely

Eat too much, be sedentary and voila!
Dr. Jennie Law
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Dr. Karl Muench
Clinical Genetics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Overweight and obesity are partially genetic and partially environmental, (related to diet and activity).
Also, the reverse is true: an obese person can have parents of normal weight.

In brief: Yes.

Overweight and obesity are partially genetic and partially environmental, (related to diet and activity).
Also, the reverse is true: an obese person can have parents of normal weight.
Dr. Karl Muench
Dr. Karl Muench
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes you can.

In brief: Yes

Yes you can.
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Genetic plays a role in being fat but lifestyle is also a very big factor. If you don't exercise, eat whatever you want at excessive amount, you can get fat despite having normal weight parents.

In brief: Yes

Genetic plays a role in being fat but lifestyle is also a very big factor. If you don't exercise, eat whatever you want at excessive amount, you can get fat despite having normal weight parents.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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