A 33-year-old member asked:
I'm just wondering, if you weigh more, does that mean you burn calories faster?
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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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