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Tuesday, May 06, 2008
The number of fat cells remains the same throughout adulthood
The number of fat cells in a person's body remains the same throughout their adult life according to a new study from Stockholm, Sweden. The study also found that fat people have twice as many fat cells as lean people. Obese people who had weight loss surgery still had the same number of fat cells two years later even though they had lost a large amount of weight. They also found that every year, 10 percent of fat cells die and replaced with new fat cells so that the total number remains the same. Read the entire article | Email this article
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