High altitudes could prevent obesity

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
A new study compared overweight military personnel stationed in posts at high and low altitudes, and found those in higher elevations had a more than 40 percent reduced risk of progressing to obesity.

Researchers say hormones involved in appetite control rise at high altitudes, but more research is needed.

(NBC) - Living in higher altitudes could help your waistline!

A new study compared overweight military personnel stationed in posts at high and low altitudes, and found those in higher elevations had a more than 40 percent reduced risk of progressing to obesity.

Researchers say hormones involved in appetite control rise at high altitudes, but more research is needed.


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