Health, with a Grain of Salt

Explaining the science and debunking the myths of nutrition, metabolism, and health.

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The Set Point, the Settling Point, and What You Can Do About It

In my last post I discussed the complexities of obesity and some of the metabolic and neurobiological effects that cause weight gain and maintenance of a higher body weight. I received a question from my longtime friend and follower, Hayley, about the defense of weight. She asked, “Once an obese person loses weight does their body…

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