Obesity risk is associated with carbohydrate intake in a subpopulation of women

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  1. James

    James Guest

    : Matti Narkia ([email protected]) Blathered on about inane crap in
    some news group.
    Subject: Obesity risk is associated with carbohydrate intake in a
    subpopulation of women

    >In part of women (women carrying the Gln27Glu beta2-adrenoceptor

    polymorphism,
    >i.e. in about 40% of obese and 37% of lean women) the obesity risk is
    >associated with carbohydrate intake:


    So what in the world would you expect? If you eat too much you turn
    into a fat blob. Big surprise!!!
     
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  2. Matti Narkia

    Matti Narkia Guest

    20 Oct 2003 05:57:45 -0700 in article
    <[email protected]> [email protected] (James)
    wrote:

    >: Matti Narkia ([email protected]) Blathered on about inane crap in
    >some news group.
    >Subject: Obesity risk is associated with carbohydrate intake in a
    >subpopulation of women
    >
    >>In part of women (women carrying the Gln27Glu beta2-adrenoceptor

    >polymorphism,
    >>i.e. in about 40% of obese and 37% of lean women) the obesity risk is
    >>associated with carbohydrate intake:

    >
    >So what in the world would you expect? If you eat too much you turn
    >into a fat blob. Big surprise!!!


    The question was not about getting higher amount of total calories, but about
    getting larger _percentage_ of the total calories from carbohydrates. There is
    a difference.


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    Matti Narkia
     
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