Fat cells, referred to as adipocyte cells, absorb the storage form of fat, called triglycerides. More News. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. As millions of people enter with a new resolve to slim down, they have a pesky physiological fact to contend with: No matter how much weight they lose, the number of fat cells in their bodies will likely never actually decrease. He has completed six half marathons, one full marathon and a century bicycle ride. Our primary resting energy source is a chemical called glycogen, which is a chain of sugars our bodies can make from food. To get the most accurate weight, weigh yourself once a week before breakfast. View offers.
From our Obsession. This seems to be true for abdominal adipose tissue, the most common subject of obesity studies. When we lose weight, our bodies hold on to the fat cells, potentially making future weight gain more likely. The body can hold many more calories in the same amount of fat as it can in either protein or carbohydrates. Chemically, the fat we eat usually in the form of fatty acids are chains of hydrogen and carbon attached to a sugar-alcohol molecule. By Katherine Ellen Foley Health and science reporter. Food Choices. It provides cushioning for our internal organs, almost like shock absorbers, while we do things like run or jump.
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