don't have a magic bullet and we never will," he says.
"We'll still have to change our lifestyles."
to Ravussin, fad diets and the cosmetic emphasis on thinness
only complicate people's efforts to change their lifestyles.
But, like other researchers in his field, Ravussin also believes
science will be able to combat obesity with gene therapy or
safe, effective drugs within a few decades.
healthy diet based on corn and beans sustains the Mexican
don't have a magic bullet and we never will," he says. "We'll
still have to change our lifestyles, eat healthier diets and
increase our physical activity, but we will be able to help
individuals fight their genes."
sounds like science fiction," Ravussin adds. "but it will
happen soon. I guess I sound like an idealist."
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