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A 25-year-old male asked:

Which factor is more predictive of lower weight better - a fast metabolism or regular exercise?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
If you are healthy: And your thyroid level is normal, there is no such thing as "fast metabolism" -- it's a lay term, not a medical one. Proper diet and exercise and keeping lean will help keep your metabolism normal and help prevent obesity. Only physical activity boosts metabolism.
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