Weight Loss

7 surprising health benefits of body fat you probably had no idea about

Many of us want to blast our belly fat, tone up our thighs, ditch the arm jiggle and get rid of the pesky double chin. Fat, wherever it is, isn’t usually perceived as sexy or an attractive must-have.

While too much body fat isn’t good for our overall health (as this can lead to diabetes, heart attack, heart disease and so on), hinder our athletic performance as well as day to day activities (like walking up stairs) having some body fat isn’t all bad. In fact, body fat in the right amounts….is HEALTHY! 

While you may know of ways to fight fat fast – what you probably are less familiar with are the health benefits of body fat.

We highlight some of these below.

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