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Would a low impact job affect my metabolism?

Yes, a low impact job will be less active and will require to do less physically, this in turn will cause you to burn less total calories. Over time your body will compensate by slowing the metabolism.
A low impact or sedentary job will most likely cause your metabolism to slow down. This happens because your body does not need to burn as many calories in order to maintain function. A sedentary job is one of the many reasons people gain weight each year. In order to combat this, make sure that you exercise more and watch what you eat!

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