Behavior, environment, and genetic factors all have a role in causing people to be overweight and obese

Obesity results from the energy imbalance that occurs when a person consumes more calories than their body burns. Obesity is a serious public health problem because it is associated with some of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and worldwide, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer.

https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/resources/diseases/obesity/index.htm

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