Why the Body Set Weight changes EVERYTHING about weight loss

By Jason Fung, MD

I’m diving into the fascinating concept of the body’s set weight, which acts like a thermostat for our body fat. Ever wondered why it’s so hard to lose or gain weight? I’ll explain how this body fat thermostat changes everything you know about weight loss.

In this video, we'll cover:

  • Body Set Weight – Understand how your body controls fat like a thermostat.

  • Homeostatic Mechanisms – Learn how our bodies automatically adjust to changes.

  • Calories vs. Hormones – Discover why “calories in, calories out” isn't the full story.

  • Real-life Examples – See how historical figures stayed fit despite food availability.

  • Scientific Studies – Explore research proving the existence of this body fat thermostat.

  • Hormonal Influences – Find out which hormones affect your body’s set weight.

I’ll break down complex ideas with simple examples, like comparing your body to a room with a thermostat. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain weight, or just understand how your body works, this video is packed with easy-to-understand information.

Don't miss out! Hit play and learn how to adjust your body’s thermostat for better weight management. Remember to like, subscribe, and leave a comment with any questions or topics you want me to cover next.

Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.