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Gene For Overeating and Slow Metabolism
2013-10-25 09:36:10

Researchers say they’ve discovered a possible genetic origin for obesity which could slow the metabolism and drive a person to eat fatty foods.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.