Most people would say, “Eating more calories than you burn.”
That statement is true, with some qualifications; but, it’s more complicated than simply eating too much.
More recently, fat has been defined as an organ. It has many more functions in the body than previously thought. For example, fat releases hormones that control metabolism.
The six categories of fat include brown, white, subcutaneous, visceral and belly fat.
Brown fat has received a good amount of media attention the past few years, because of its desirable qualities….Read More »