Genetics. Which is the dominant one?

Patient

Q: Hello I would really like to know which is the more dominant gene, a faster metabolism or a slower metabolism?
I happen to be a bit over weight but my partner is very slight and I would like to be prepared. If my child takes after my gene then I would like to do everything I can to stop her from turning out like me but still remain a happy healthy weight.

Doctor

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