By: Caroline M Pond
337 pages, 5 b/w photos, 10 line illus
Shows how fat plays a vital role in energy storage and insulation for migration, breeding, and mating.
'The Fats of Life' is a most entertaining read - so much so that, once started, I found it hard to put down.' Professor Per Bjorntorp, Obesity Matters
Prologue; 1. Introduction to fats; 2. Introduction to fatty tissues; 3. Diverse fatty acids; 4. Lipids in action; 5. The functions of fattening; 6. The functions of fat; 7. Fat people; 8. Fat and health; Epilogue; Index.
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