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Does Exercise Impact Weight Loss?

“Some people have the “benefit” of a genetic foundation that allows for a substantial amount of compensatory adaptation for this over-calorie-conundrum throughout our childhoods and adulthoods, sometimes breaking down around the same time that our hormones begin to shift in middle-age. Effectively, these individuals are the ones deemed to have a “fast metabolism”. Other people have “thriftier genes” and are more inclined to store excess energy from an early age and are therefore likely to become overweight early on. Believe it or not, “thriftiness” is actually an evolutionary benefit…. but not in the modern western world…”

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