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Learn about Brown Adipose Tissue

What is brown adipose tissue?
Brown adipose tissue is a type of adipose tissue. (1)
Brown adipose tissue is also known as brown fat. (1)

What does brown adipose tissue do?
burn the brown adipose fats that it stores, creating heat that keeps a person warm (1)

Where is brown adipose tissue located? 
the neck, shoulders, chest, and abdomen, in small quantiteis – less than a hundredth of the amount of white adipose tissue. (1)

1. https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/what-are-the-different-types-of-body-fat