Posts Tagged ‘normal weight’

Normal Weight but Metabolically Obese

May 24th, 2011

It’s worth remembering that one can be metabolically obese but have a normal weight. This is due to the distribution of body fat, not its amount. Too much visceral fat can lead to the same metabolic conditions for a normal weight person as for a person who is obese, according to a study from the Mayo Clinic. Body fat distribution, adipocyte size, and metabol… [J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010] – PubMed result