Everyone is born with a pre-determined amount of fat cells that are genetically pre-determined. Women naturally have more fat cells than men, and the average infant has about 6 billion fat cells. The number of fat cells will increase in early childhood and throughout puberty with a healthy adult body being composed of approximately 30 billion fat cells.
People have many misconceptions when it comes to fat cells, and there are certain beliefs that continue to be perpetuated when it comes to how to get rid of fat cells.
There is plenty of conflicting information that can be very confusing when it comes to being able to differentiate between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. It can be very confusing to the average person to know what is right or wrong or what they should be eating. One day scientific evidence says that something is good for you and then a short time late, more scientific evidence is produced to say that the original science that stated something was once healthy for you now says that it is not.
So what should you believe? The best thing that you can do is educate yourself on the effects of both as well as the differences.
Weight issues are not a new thing in our society due to the availability of so many low cost processed food options that are high in fat and sugar. It is far easier to pop a donut into your mouth than to take the time to create a healthy salad that contains nutritious vegetables and is full of fiber, low in sugar and won't spike your blood sugars. So what is morbidly obese? When a person is classified as morbidly obese, they have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of higher than 40.