Skip to content
Skip to main content

About this free course

Download this course

Share this free course

Obesity: balanced diets and treatment
Obesity: balanced diets and treatment

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

2 Genes, environment and the causes of obesity

In this section we will look at the ways in which environmental and genetic factors interact to produce the diversity that is characteristic of humans and other species. We will use variation in human body weight and changes in the incidence of obesity, first discussed in Case Report 1.