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The OverFeeding Paradox — The Body Fat Thermostat Part 6

It’s all just Calories In Calories Out, right? The surprising answer.

Dr. Jason Fung
7 min readFeb 22, 2024

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Our body controls the amount of body fat we carry like a thermostat (see Part 1). Obesity is the state of having the body fat thermostat set too high. They are the same thing. What causes obesity? This is the same question as — what controls the body…

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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.