Why do men lose weight easier than women?

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Women have more difficulty losing weight than men because their metabolism requires fewer calories for maintenance. Watch bariatric surgeon John L. Coon, MD, FACS, of Riverside Community Hospital, explain how many calories to cut for weight loss.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Men tend to lose weight faster than women. In this video, Dr. Oz examines the reasons why women don't lose weight as fast as men.



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