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    How might negative feedback loop explain why people who lose large amounts of weight chain that weight back? Explain the weight cycle in perms of the negative feedback loop. Do you think that weight in humans is regulated by a negative loop? Why or why not? Do you think weight is controlled by a negative feedback loop that is genetically determined? Why or why not?

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    Negative feedback is a type of feedback where a system responds by reversing the direction of a change, thereby keeping things relatively constant. In the case of weight gain/loss, a negative feedback loop can work as follows: A person reduces their intake of foods, the frequency of their meals, etc. This causes their ...

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    The solution describes negative feedback loops and if weight in humans is regulated by it.