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03 Feb 2004

How long does it take for fat from food to turn to body fat?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Dave
This is practically impossible to answer - it depends on so many different factors - the BMI of the individual, his Basic Metabolic Rate, the composition of the diet, his level of exercise and fitness. If you eat a high-fat meal it will not necessarily be turned into body fat, but if you always eat high-fat foods and ingest more energy than you expend then this will result in weight gain due to fat deposition over time.
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