Turns out other lifestyle and environmental factors like when you eat, the amount of stress you're under, the bacteria in your gut, environmental pollutants, medications, genetics, and things you'd never even think of like nighttime light exposure can influence how you gain and lose weight, according to the study.
In effect, you're gonna lose your battle to lose weight. And it's not even your fault -- the rallying cry of the millennial.
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