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FAT-Flammation: A Dangerous Consequence of Excess Body Fat

July 15, 20159 min
Why is excessive body fat harmful to your health?If you're someone who's trying to lose weight, you may want to focus on losing body fat first.Fat plays a major issue with weight gain, and can make it extremely difficult to lose those extra pounds.Body fat is determined by the ratio of fat within your body and your total body weight.It's important to understand that your body does need a certain amount of fat to in order to survive. However, too much body fat can be deadly.What are the consequences of too much body fat and is there a way to prevent it?Dr. Lori Shemek joins Dr. Mike to discus fat-flammation and the damage too much body fat has on your body.

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