How Weight Loss Varies
A rapid weight gain, exactly like a rapid weight loss, is only a retention of water.
The body consists of 60% water.
The body is like a sponge: the bigger it is, the more water it retains.
The more one loses real weight, the less room there is in the body for water.
Question: did you ever weigh yourself after a meal and notice that you
had gained 2 to 4 pounds?
We Are Not Equal in Our Ability to Burn Calories
Have you you ever asked yourself this question: does my metabolism burn
calories efficiently? The slightest thing makes me gain weight.
We are unfortunately not equal in terms of our ability to gain weight.
Problem: our society of abundance does not favor people with slower metabolisms.
The thrifty gene has been identified among American Indians.
Differences in thermogenesis: Thermogenesis is responsible for burning up to
300 calories per day, but rates differ by individual.