Body Fat

Last Updated: January 7 2021

Your fat mass is the total weight of the energy stored as fat in your body. You need some body fat (at least 10% of your weight if you’re female, 3% if you’re male), but too much can lead to inflammation, insulin resistance, cardiovascular diseases, etc.

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