BioBit – Fat cells, the good and the bad.

Fat cells, or adipocytes, are your body’s fat storage location. Adipocytes form your adipose tissue which is a type of connective tissue and when present in healthy amounts, is important in: Storing energy Insulation Protection and cushion for your organs Controlling blood sugar and appetite Adipose tissue is found in throughout your body: Subcutaneous –…

BioBit – Connective tissue, the stuff that keeps everything in its place

Connective tissue acts to support your body, connect different tissues/organs/cells together, and to separate different tissues from each other. Without connective tissue, your body would fall apart. Your body has many different types of connective tissue: Fibrous: Also called proper connective tissue. This is the collagen and other fibrous proteins that allow your organs to stay…