If you consume excess calories, your body stores them as fat, specifically white adipose tissue. Lately, you may have been hearing about another kind of body fat, called brown fat, which is more metabolically active than white fat.
What are the main causes of illness and premature death? One often-overlooked cause is lack of money. Being poor and/or having less than a high school education is a health hazard, especially when it comes to heart health.
Many medical professionals are taught that skipping breakfast is a bad idea for a variety of reasons—notably that it can cause people to overeat later in the day and increase the likelihood of obesity. Myth or fact?