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Just "Weight" Until Menopause: How Estrogen Deficiency Affects Women's Fat Absorption, Concordia University Study


3/28/2013 7:45:11 AM

Women tend to carry excess fat in their hips and thighs, while men tend to carry it on their stomachs. But after menopause, things start to change: many women's fat storage patterns start to resemble those of men. This indicates that there's a link between estrogen and body fat storage. This connection is well documented, but the underlying mechanisms remained poorly understood until now.

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