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Believe you can lose weight and you can


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Or at least this survey of 9,000 people found that people who believe weight is determined by their DNA have a less healthy body mass index (BMI), exercise less and have poorer eating habits.

The studies were published in the Health Education & Behavior journal and The Journals of Gerontology, Series A.

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Associate Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.


Clinical Associate Professor at Sungkyunkwan University.


Healthcare journal covering applied behavioral and social science in public health.


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School of Medicine at the Sungkyunkwan University.


Scientific journal covering the field of aging