lean tissue

lean tissue

muscle tissue without fat.
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Editor's Note: The study also found that the melatonin treatment helped study participants lose fat (almost 7% over the course of the year) while gaining lean tissue instead.
In fact, about 25 percent of the weight that dieters lose is lean tissue.
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This helps explain why the energy required for liveweight gain increases as the animal ages, as fat deposition requires four times more energy than lean tissue.
PhD student Ernie Yulyaningsih, Dr Kim Loh, Dr Shu Lin and Professor Herbert Herzog from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research, together with Associate Professor Amanda Sainsbury-Salis, now at the University of Sydney, showed that mice without the Y6 gene were smaller, and had less lean tissue, than normal mice.
An increase in lean tissue mass among farmers resulted in an increase in BMR.
Depending on the sport, athletes sometime want to either lose weight without losing lean tissue, or gain weight, mostly lean tissue," she said.
Women have slightly less water because fat has less muscle than lean tissue, and men have more lean muscle tissue in general.
But the index cannot differentiate between fatty and lean tissue.
Microorganisms can cause food spoilage and illness, while the oxidation of fat and lean tissue results in the formation of off-flavors and off-odors.
You might lose more than 2-ibs on the scales, but it won't be body fat - it's likely to be a combination of water and lean tissue loss.