Fat cells lie behind how you gain and lose weight. Learn about fat cells, body fat basics, how fat is stored in the body and how the body breaks down fat.
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How Fats Work. by In this article, you’ll find out exactly what these terms mean and how the various forms of fat you find in foods affect your body.
A low-fat diet may not live up to its promises. Consumer Reports tells you what you should know before going fat-free.
Eat fat and lose weight. That’s the promise of the Flat Belly Diet. Now for the fine print: The kind of fat matters. The plan focuses on monounsaturated fats, which
Continued 2. Fat-burning Workout: Pump Up the Cardio. A good overall cardiovascular conditioning exercise program is crucial to burn fat, say Sedlock and White.
How do I find my body fat percentage? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends using Body Mass Index (BMI; a ratio of your height and weight) to estimate
Bottom Line: Massive long-term studies show that low-fat diets generally do not reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer or other major lifestyle diseases.
Two experts discuss the ins and outs of fat freezing, from weight loss to health risks.