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Unformatted text preview: ist, yielding a male fat pattern. male female fat distribution Fat patterning Fat • Where on the body an individual deposits fat is Where influenced by: influenced – Heredity – Environment • Asians and Native Americans tend to deposit fat Asians centrally. centrally. • Europeans, Middle Easterners and south Asians Europeans, tend to deposit it all over. tend • Africans show all these patterns and several others. • There is variation within populations. Where you will There deposit fat is most closely related to where your parents deposit fat. parents • Poverty and extreme stress are associated with...
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