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Losing weight may be more difficult with more stored fat

November 28, 2015

A protein that inhibits the body’s ability to burn fat appears to be present in higher concentrations in people who have more fat tissue, according to research published in Nature Communications.

“Our discovery may help explain why overweight individuals find it incredibly hard to lose weight,” Andrew J. Whittle, PhD, of the University of Cambridge, said in a press release. “Their stored fat is actively fighting against their efforts to burn it off at the molecular level.”

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