2 Types of Body Fat

Body Fat AKA adipose tissue is essentially tissue whose energy purpose is to store energy

DID YOU KNOW: there are 2 types of body fat

Brown Adipose Tissue (BAT):

Generates body heat and is found in newborn human babies and also in hibernating mammal, who uses it to keep them warm. (there is a small percentage in adults)

White Adipose Tissue (WAT):

The body major form of energy storage, and also acts as insulation and cushioning for the body and its organs.

Quick Fact:

  • WAT makes up as much as 20 percent of a man’s body mass
  • WAT makes up 25 percent of a woman’s body mass

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