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How does the body store body fat?

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  • AEric Olsen, Fitness, answered
    Our bodies contain tens of billions of fat cells -- adipose tissue -- each of which is nothing more than an expandable sack that readily, even eagerly, stores as fat any calories you've taken in but don't immediately need for energy. These cells can expand several times and, when full, divide to produce more fat cells waiting to store still more fat. It's a remarkably efficient and effective system.
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