What Is Skinny Fat?

What to Learn about Skinny Fat

Skinny fat is a term that describes a person having a high percentage of fat in the body and a low amount of muscle.

Many people believe that a small or thin body is an indication of good Health. However, that may not be the case, people with high body fat and low muscle mass even if they have a normal range of body mass index (BMI) [1] may still be at risk of developing certain health issues such as:

  • Insulin resistance
  • High blood pressure [2]
  • High cholesterol

Continue reading this article to learn more about the term “skinny fat”, including the cause and how to get rid of it.