143bodycomp1 - Non essential fat (storage) - fat cells...

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1 Body Composition • Bodies relative amount of fat and fat free mass - fig 6-1 • fat free mass - bone, water, muscle, connective tissue, organ tissue, teeth • Essential fat - lipids in nerves, brain, heart, lungs, liver and mammary glands – men 3% – women 12 % - breasts, uterus
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Unformatted text preview: Non essential fat (storage) - fat cells adipose tissue - subcutaneous and around organs variable - gender, age, heredity, metabolism, diet, activity level excess storage fat - consumption of more energy(food) that is expended...
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