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How do I know if I have extra fat cells?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
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Most americans have extra fat cells, around 2/3rds are defined as overweight or obese.
So most of these people would have extra fat cell. If the body is given excess fuel in calories the fat cells are there to store it. At first they will become enlarged and when too large they will divide into more cells. With weight loss they will shrink. With less calories in diet, then they help fuel the body.

In brief: See below

Most americans have extra fat cells, around 2/3rds are defined as overweight or obese.
So most of these people would have extra fat cell. If the body is given excess fuel in calories the fat cells are there to store it. At first they will become enlarged and when too large they will divide into more cells. With weight loss they will shrink. With less calories in diet, then they help fuel the body.
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