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Hot Topics: Study finds ‘skinny genes’ control body image

Published 10/07/2012, INFORUM

Images of waif-like models and size-0 actresses aren’t entirely to blame for the relentless drive many women feel to be thin. According to a new University of Michigan study, women possess “skinny genes” that control their desire for a svelte figure.

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