adipose tissue

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  • noun

Synonyms for adipose tissue

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy

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Body fat, weight and volume of the babies were also measured with air displacement plethysmography using the Pea Pod Infant Body Composition System.
Here are five foods to avoid, that all raise blood sugar unfavourably: * White bread * White pasta * White rice * Soft drinks and juices * Refined breakfast cereals By removing these five things from your diet, your body will stand a much better chance of losing body fat.
The BMI is an insensitive measure of obesity, prone to under-diagnosis, while direct fat measurements are superior because they show distribution of body fat," Dr.
Pearson product moment correlation coefficients were calculated to investigate the relationship of the percent body fat scores obtained to skinfold thickness, body circumference measurements and bioelectrical impedance analysis.
Excess body fat is a useful (and treatable) early warning of likely trouble to come, mediated by the effect of fat on blood pressure, lipids, and glucose metabolism.
But before you actually have your body fat measured, an easy screening measure can help you determine whether you're at risk.
Body fat ratio measures the percentage of their weight which is fat.
Benner, a registered dietitian who serves as vice president of clinical support for DaVita, a nationwide provider of dialysis services, described near-infrared interactance as a "noninvasive, simple, and rapid method of assessing percent body fat based on light absorption and reflection using near-infrared light emission.
The recent report found cancers of the endometrium, esophagus, pancreas, kidney, breast and colorectum to be convincingly linked to excess body fat and judged the link between gallbladder cancer and body fat to be probable.
HUMANS choose partners with a similar body fat level to their own, according to new research.
Conney and his colleagues suggest that body fat might be leaching some substance that keeps damaged and cancerous cells alive.
I suggest that you also measure your body fat percentage, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, V02 max (also known as an aerobic test or stress test), muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility.
Further key findings from the study suggest: Bioimpedance analyzers dominated the market in terms of revenue in 2013 due to the fact that they optimally combine the two major parameters for body fat measurement which are accuracy and price.
Body fat is an important component of the body and should measure about 4% of your weight.
That could be done in one of two ways; Body Weight or Body Fat Percentage.