6 Types Of Body Fat And Their Functions
November 23, 2017 12:26
People mistakenly believe that fat is something bad but, as it turns out, fat is not always the villain. Very low levels of fat can be as bad for our health as high levels since our bodies need fat in the right measure. Learn more about 6 types of body fat and the functions of each one:
1. Essential fat
As implied by its name, this fat is essential for life and regulates body temperature, absorption of vitamins, cellular structure, and the production of hormones. To ensure good health, it should be between 10 and 13% in our body.