Overconsumption in Your DNA?
Could half of Americans be carrying genes that predispose them to going into debt? At least one team of researchers thinks so. For some time, people have argued that obesity is genetic. But if it’s true that slim wallets and thick waistlines are closely interrelated, then this research adds an interesting piece to that puzzle. Our genes may predispose us to poor financial or physical health, and our behavior in one realm certainly affects the other. [%comments]