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How come I have obesity, but nobody else in the family has it?
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Dr. Melvin Glover
Family Medicine
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In brief: Lifestyle
While genetics plays a role in obesity, other factors (such as diet and exercise) also contribute to obesity.
It is possibly that your caloric intake, food choices, level of exercise differs from that of your other family members.

In brief: Lifestyle
While genetics plays a role in obesity, other factors (such as diet and exercise) also contribute to obesity.
It is possibly that your caloric intake, food choices, level of exercise differs from that of your other family members.
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