Researchers found evidence for the existence of an internal body weight sensing system that operates like bathroom scales, registering body weight and thereby fat mass. Obese rodents that were made artificially heavier by loading with extra weights lost almost as much weight as the artificial load.

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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