Health Nutrition

Book: The Secret Life of Fat

The Secret Life of Fat

  • Body fat is an organ that has an essential role in our health
  • There are different kinds of body fats, and they function differently in the body.
  • Too little body fat increases risk of disease, lowers life expectancy, as does obesity.
  • Body fat fights hormonally against efforts to get rid of it.
  • Once overweight or obese, it is permanently more difficult to return to and maintain a healthy amount of body fat.
  • Viruses can lead to changes in body fat production.