> their weight doesn’t respond to changes in diet and exercise.
John Smith
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What? There are definitely special bodies. Everyone has a different body. All bodies are different. What? Am I seriously writing this?

Look, here’s some science about it:

“The root of the problem is not willpower but neuroscience. Metabolic suppression is one of several powerful tools that the brain uses to keep the body within a certain weight range, called the set point. The range, which varies from person to person, is determined by genes and life experience. When dieters’ weight drops below it, they not only burn fewer calories but also produce more hunger-inducing hormones and find eating more rewarding.”

via http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/08/opinion/sunday/why-you-cant-lose-weight-on-a-diet.html?_r=3

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