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I'm just wondering, if you weigh more, does that mean you burn calories faster?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That depends: All things being equal - yes. However a person may have a high metabolic rate or a high percentage of muscle mass & burn calories faster than the person who weighs more.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2013

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