There is a big difference between losing weight and losing fat cells. Losing weight make fat cells smaller. Losing weight does not reducing fat cells or make them go away. Yes, we can lose fat cells. You are not born with certain numbers of fat cells. Instead your fat cells increase throughout childhood until early adulthood. Once you reach adulthood, your number of fat cells stay constant.
In our youngest years our bodies accumulate a fix number of fat cells in different parts of the body. This number of fat cells does not increase or decrease because we gain or loses weight. The cells only become smaller in size or grow bigger in size. This is not to say that you have the same fat cells that you had since childhood. The cells in your body are constantly dying off and regenerating. Unfortunately, our cells die as they age. When it comes to fat cells, they simply regenerate, making the number of fat cells lost and gained practically equal out.
There is a large percentage of people that are over weight or obese. This status is determined in adults by finding a person’s Body Mass Index (BMI).
BMI is calculated by taking in consideration body weight and hight to determine whether someone is underweight, overweight or obese.
Where fat is concentrated in your body depends whether you are a man or a woman.
In adult man: Normal chest, abdomen and buttocks.
In adult woman: Normal breast, hip, waist and buttocks.
The difference in fat location comes from the sex hormone estrogen and testosterone. The difference in fat distribution between men and woman begin in puberty when the sex hormones “Kick in”.
So, the ideal will be to reduce the number of fat cells in the body. There are different ways how the fat cells can be reduces by operation or other medical means. There are also organic plants and herbs that can help on a natural way to lose unwanted fatty deposits in the body.
For some people they find it difficult to get in shape by reducing the fat cells in their bodies. Many of us have stubborn fat deposits and we try to get rid of it by diet or exercise. To eliminate fat cells in our bodies can be a long and frustrating proses. Our bodies differ, some loose fat quickly and others suffer years to get in shape.
The more fatter cells you have, the more difficult it is to lose fat. Don’t let this discourage you though. Anyone can shrink their fat cells and get lean, and with mother nature and modern-day technology fat cells can be removed.