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Adipose Tissue

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What is Adipose Tissue?
Loose Connective Tissue
Functions of Adipose Tissue?
1) Food/energy reserve
2)Insulation
3)Mechanical Support
Why is fat used rather than glycogen or protein?
Stores more calories per gram than glycogen or protein
Fat percentages in Humans
Men: 15-20%
Women: 20-25%
Types of Fat?
Brown and White