When you start to lose weight, you lose some of your stored fat. That may seem like a good thing to you, but your body doesn’t always agree. We used to think fat just sat in your body and did nothing. But we now know that is not true. The fat you store makes hormones that help control your weight and hunger.
Find out about the role of the hormone called Leptin and what some experts believe to be a built-in control system that decides how much you should weigh in your attempts to lose some of that excess weight.