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Mouse Study Suggests That Dietary Fat, Not Carbs, Drives Obesity

News   Jul 16, 2018 | Original Press Release from the Chinese Academy of Sciences

 
Mouse Study Suggests That Dietary Fat, Not Carbs, Drives Obesity

Lab mice can be bioengineered to be obese, like this leptin-deficient mouse. Identifying the dietary factors that prompt obesity in mice has proved a more controversial topic. Credit: Wellcome Images [CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

 
 
 

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