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scaledm_468x481Body metabolism plays an important role in maintaining weight. Some of us are lucky enough to have high metabolism, hence you don’t have to worry too much about your weight. So people who are overweight or obese may be caused by low metabolism rate in their body. Therefore, instead of burning off those excess calories, they will be kept as fats in the body.

The key to the metabolism is a mitochondria. It is known as the “power house” of the body cells. So, energy that you have are mostly generated by this organelle. It is ONLY genetically inherited from mother to children. Therefore, when you look at your mom whether she can maintain her weight and eat whatever she wants, this maybe a sign for you to start craving high calorie foods too. Because, genetically saying you may be inherited with a “good” mitochondria that works well in burning those calories. But, if you think that you can easily put on weight, maybe you should start questioning your mom about her mitochondria.

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