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Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Variable: Where fat accumulates can vary from person to person depending upon their genetic predisposition, height, weight, Insulin resistance, etc. In all of them, however, it relates to weight gain increasing Insulin resistance, and can be improved by diet, exercise and weight loss -- + medication if needed. Check w/doctor. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Can girls inherit obese bodyshape and big fat belly from their father as well?

Can girls inherit obese bodyshape and big fat belly from their father as well?

Yes: The tendency to obesity is inherited on both sides. Most of what you hear about "you get that from mom / dad" is made up / folklore. ...Read more

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Losing weight slowly, good diet, lifting weights. Developed nasolabial folds. Will they disappear as my face gets smaller & reach my ideal weight?

Losing weight slowly, good diet, lifting weights. Developed nasolabial folds. Will they disappear as my face gets smaller & reach my ideal weight?

NLF's: This would be difficult to predict. It depends on your age, skin quality , genetics, etc. Unfortunately many people find their facial appearance "ages" as they lose weight. The benefits of losing weight and getting in shape are tremendous. However, it can be frustrating thinking you may look older. Fillers, collagen stimulators and fat injection can all help with this type of change. ...Read more

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Is having 16.8% total body fat with 4.5% visceral fat healthy for 150lbs 5 11 male?

Is having 16.8% total body fat with 4.5% visceral fat healthy for 150lbs 5 11 male?

Probably: It seems like your fat percentage is a little high. However, your overall body weight is very low, and maintenance of a low body weight reduces risk. It would be better to focus more of your calorie intake on low inflammatory proteins and complex carbohydrates; simple carbs promote visceral fat deposition and also the deposition of high percentages of fat in general. TY for this fun question! ...Read more

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Is BMI of 25 overweight or fat for normally thin person?

Is BMI of 25 overweight or fat for normally thin person?

Marginally: A bmi between 18 and 25 is considered normal, 25-30 overweight, over 30 obese. Having said that, some people, due to bone mass and the proportion of fat vs lean mass, can have a normal bmi but have too much body fat, or conversely can have a high bmi but have a normal amount of fat. ...Read more

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Does nano fat grafting lifts saggy boobs in a 22 year old girl ?

Does nano fat grafting lifts saggy boobs in a 22 year old girl ?

Fat grafting: Fat grafting or fat transfer is often used to improve contour of the breast mound following breast reconstruction. Some are also using it to improve results of augmentation but not as an isolated treatment for breast ptosis. Fat contains stem cells and is finding increased use in many areas such as wound healing and repair of contour deformities. Nano fat grafting refers to "micro" fat grafting . ...Read more

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5'3 105 pound 14 yo female 32A cup...will she get her breasts larger after anorexia? She's in recovery. Her body fat percentage is high.

5'3 105 pound 14 yo female 32A cup...will she get her breasts larger after anorexia? She's in recovery. Her body fat percentage is high.

Breast size: For the most part, breast size is determined by genetics. However, as breasts predominantly consist of fatty tissue, overall weight gain can increase breast size. Similarly, weight loss can casue a reduction in breast mass. ...Read more

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Is "hard belly fat" more visceral fat and "soft belly fat" more subcutaneous fat?

Is "hard belly fat" more visceral fat and "soft belly fat" more subcutaneous fat?

Fat IS: FAT There is no such thing as HARD fat.....MUSCLE tissue is hard all fat is SOFT at least in humans Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Fat babies are healthier, right?

Fat babies are healthier, right?

?your kidding right?: The physique of a healthy baby is a bit different from a healthy toddler /kid/adult.They have lax muscles that allow a full saggy belly & seem a bit pudgy with soft rolls. That said, there are also fat babies & they are not healthy. You grow new fat cells in infancy/puberty and pregnancy & an overfed fat baby is likely to face a lifetime of avoidable health problems. Your dr can define the limits. ...Read more

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Will loosing body fat percent make my face more defined ?

Will loosing body fat percent make my face more defined ?

Fine face: You can improve your looks - face and body - if you are overweight. Please go online and look for Body Mass Index (BMI). This will tell if you are overweight or not. If not overweight -relax. If overweight I recommend a consult with a dietitian and also start exercising regularly. ...Read more

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Is losing body fat when you reach twenty genetic?

Is losing body fat when you reach twenty genetic?

Maybe: If the pattern of fat loss is unusual, you may have one of the lipodystrophy syndromes; this is no big deal. If you're simply getting thinner, perhaps you've discovered that the lifestyle of the sedentary, overeating american child isn't for you, and you want to look and feel good and are doing what nature intended. Losing bodyfat is a good thing -- a man needs none, a lady needs just a bit. ...Read more

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My breasts are coned shaped age 23.will gaining weight fill in d upper pole of breasts? Will weight training help with cleavage as i dont hv cleavage?

My breasts are coned shaped age 23.will gaining weight fill in d upper pole of breasts? Will weight training help with cleavage as i dont hv cleavage?

You should not: count on gaining weight to alter the shape/size of your breasts. You are old enough to consult a Board Certified Plastic surgeon if you are truly concerned about your breasts...there is a whole spectrum of treatment now..some with MINIMAL "inavasive" technique. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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When eating something what makes you fat besides calories? Trans fat. Sugar saturated fat calories from fat. etc...?

When eating something what makes you fat besides calories? Trans fat. Sugar saturated fat calories from fat. etc...?

Not enough activity: The simple formula which determines if you gain or lose weight is Calories taken in minus Calories used. Taken on a day to day basis, you can know if you are using up the calories or not. If calories eaten far exceeds calories burned up by whatever activity, weight is gained. It does not matter if the calories are fats proteins or carbohydrates, body chemistry turns the excess into fat to store it ...Read more

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Can we lose tummy fat through dieting alone?

Can we lose tummy fat through dieting alone?

No spot fat loss: You won't be able to selectively remove fat or flab from one specific area of the body. ...Read more

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I'm 16, I have a fat pad around my penis, that hides 1 1/2, im 5'5 139.5 pounds, how,do I tone and lose fat in the pubic area?

I'm 16, I have a fat pad around my penis, that hides 1 1/2, im 5'5 139.5 pounds, how,do I tone and lose fat in the pubic area?

Here are some ...: There is no known way to selectively rid the fat around the penis. Besides the distribution of fat deposition in obesity widely varies among all humans. So, seek pro-evaluation & counseling. To lose weight could not be done by pills but your lifestyle; remember: No other better way than lifestyle; no one can do for you, but yourselves; nothing is free but always comes with a price. ...Read more

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Does an overweight man's penis grow if he loses weight?

Does an overweight man's penis grow if he loses weight?

1 inch per 30#: One study showed for every 30 pounds lost, a man gets back 1 inch exposed penile length. Since the penis is a pelvic organ that extends outward, the true penile length doesn't change but what you see does. ...Read more

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