LOSE 5KG!

We found five ways you can hack your genes to help achieve your weight-loss goals.

Men's Health (South Africa) - - CONTENTS - BY SARAH WATTS

Five ways to hack your genes and get lean.

If your fa­ther is more Dad Bod than Dad God, you might as­sume you’ll even­tu­ally grow portly your­self. Af­ter all, nearly 100 gene vari­ants are linked to obe­sity. The good news: some genes can turn on and off, de­pend­ing on your habits and en­vi­ron­ment. You could plunk down a few thou­sand on a DNA test, but why? In­stead, try these smart strate­gies to flip your fat switch.

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