WSJ: Excess Fat Cells Interfere With Organ Function, Metabolism

Fat is very disruptive to most bodies.  Staying lean means your organs don’t work as hard and fat isn’t stored in your organs.

WSJ:  Nov. 18, 2013

Researchers want to understand the link between obesity and inflammation, insulin resistance, diabetes and other metabolic abnormalities.

Understanding the different ways in which fat tissue causes disease throughout the body could yield new insights for treatment. 

Much of the new research centers on how some fat tissue becomes unable to do its job of storing new fat cells and instead shunts them off to be stored in places where they don’t belong, like liver and muscle tissue.

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