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1

What does leptin do to appetite?

decrease it

2

What does leptin do to thermogenesis?

increase it

3

What does hypocaloric mean?

number of calories you eat must be less than the number you use up

4

How does orlistat work?>

inhibition of libases blocks absorption of dietary fat
Up to 1/3 ingested fat excreted into faeces

5

In whom is Resting Metabolic Rate higher, an obese person or underweight person?

obese

6

Is it harder to lose weight with a lower BMR? What is this known as?

yes
adaptive thermogenesis