Gene mutations explain Inuit's adaptation to high-fat diet in Arctic

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gene mutations explain Inuit's adaptation to high-fat diet in Arctic 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 — An analysis of the genetic makeup of the Inuit people, who live in an extreme climate in the Arctic, has found how this population has adapted to a diet high in fat from fish and marine mammals such as seals and whales.

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