Before you blame being overweight on genetics, you first must consider that genes do not change over a few generations. So if your distant relatives are thin, chances are your genes are not to blame. We often learn the foundation of the lifestyle we live at a young age. Things like what types of foods we eat, how we cope with emotional highs and lows, rewarding good behavior with food, getting ice cream when you fell on your bike and scraped your knee, the list goes on!!!
In order to succeed with weight loss, it is best to get an accurate diagnosis of the problem. Is it genetic, or lifestyle?
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