Fat Depots, Free Fatty Acids, and Dyslipidemia

@inproceedings{Ebbert2013FatDF,
  title={Fat Depots, Free Fatty Acids, and Dyslipidemia},
  author={Jon O. Ebbert and Michael D Jensen},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2013}
}
Body fat deposition and excess free fatty acid (FFA) metabolism contribute to dyslipidemia and the adverse health consequences of obesity. Individuals with upper body obesity have impaired functioning of adipocytes, the primary fatty acid storage site. Excess visceral fat is strongly associated with impaired suppression of FFA release in response to insulin, as well as with hypertriglyceridemia and low concentrations of high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. High FFA concentrations can… CONTINUE READING
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