A Sweet Tooth Without Weight Gain: FGF21 Gene

A new study recently published in the journal Cell shows a genetic link to having a sweet tooth, but this sweet tooth gene comes with a nice twist: it is linked to decreased fat mass and no extra risk for type 2 diabetes.[ref]

This article explains the research on the FGF21 variant and shows you which SNP to check for.
Carbohydrates and FGF21:
The FGF21 gene codes for a hormone created in the liver and important for appetite regulation. In addition to stimulating adipocytes (fat cells) to t...


 

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