MC4R – a key regulator of body weight

The Melanocortin 4 Receptor is a key regulator of body weight. People with genetic mutations in MC4R tend to gain weight from early childhood.

Source: Melanocortin 4 Receptor | Welcome to the MC4R Gene Website

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Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Founder of NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph Figon has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. The RDNutriScape Instagram