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Ectopic Fat

What is ectopic fat? This term refers to the accumulation of fat molecules (triglycerides) in organs not designed to store fat. More specifically, ectopic fat can occur in your liver, pancreas, heart and skeletal muscles with undesirable consequences. Until recently, adipose tissue, which is comprised of fat cells, was thought be solely a fat storage…

Cardiometabolic Health and Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance predicts greater risk of chronic diseases But you can take steps to avoid insulin resistance Cardiometabolic health refers to the degree to which your heart functions properly, your circulatory system transports blood efficiently to all parts of your body (especially your heart and brain), and your blood sugar (glucose) stays in a desirable…