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The Body’s “Fat Thermostat” Part 1

Weight Loss is about controlling the Body Set Weight, not the Calories

Dr. Jason Fung
7 min readJan 18, 2024

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How much body fat we carry is controlled through a homeostatic mechanism and is not simply the result of how many calories we eat and burn in a day.

Many ‘experts’ believe that hormones have little role in determining the amount of body fat we carry, and that is…

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Dr. Jason Fung

Nephrologist. New York Times best selling author. Interest in type 2 diabetes reversal and intermittent fasting. Founder www.TheFastingMethod.com.