Excess Body Fat
Statistics tell us that the younger obesity begins, the more it is likely for the adolescent to remain obese as an adult. Estimates show that genetic contribution to obesity varies widely from about 5 to 40% of offspring. Although genes play a heavy role in body fat distribution, not all children of obese parents become obese. At the same time, a child with healthy weight parents can become obese as well. Both nature and nurture have an affect on maintaining or the gain of weight.
Fat is not only a harming and unfavorable, it has plenty of beneficial characteristics as well. Fat can be classified as essential or storage. As stated in the book; “Essential fat is necessary for normal