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.
- 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