Body Fat


Body fat is the adipose tissue found in humans and other mammals. It is composed of fat cells (also known as adipocytes) which store energy in the form of triglycerides. Body fat provides insulation and protection for the body and contributes to overall health.

Excess body fat has been linked to a variety of health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Losing excess body fat can improve overall health and quality of life.

There are a number of ways to measure body fat, including skinfold measurements, bioelectrical impedance, and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). DXA is the most accurate method for measuring body fat, but it is also the most expensive.

The best way to lose excess body fat is through a combination of diet and exercise. Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise will help to reduce body fat and improve overall health.

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