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Why do my buttocks store fat?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
People with gluteofemoral fat have less blood flow to break down the fat in their buttocks, so their behinds function as a long-term fat-storage site. One obstacle for weight reduction is the buttocks are not as responsive to weight loss as other areas.
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