Fahiemah Al-Ali

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Sixty minutes. That’s the level of daily exercise it takes for teens to beat the effects of a common obesity-related gene, new research suggests.

While several genes have been linked to obesity, the “fat mass-and-obesity-related gene” (FTO), in various forms, holds particular impact in determining the body's destiny to become fat, according to researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.