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Preventing rebound pounds

Gene therapy helps formerly rotund rodents keep off the weight

By Anette Breindl
Senior Science Editor

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Weight loss is easy: eat fewer calories than you expend, and the body will compensate for the resulting energy deficit by burning fat. Unfortunately, weight loss is easy in the same way that Mark Twain described quitting smoking as easy – "I've done it a thousand times."

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