Biology 101 Prof. Fairbanks Sept 18th
Water affects weight A. Importance of water in controlling weight
helps metabolize fat 1. Water helps body metabolize stored fat.
2. Studies show:
Increase water = decrease fat a. Increase water intake = fat deposits decrease
Decrease water = increase fat b. Decrease water intake = fat deposits increase
Kidney liver relationship 3. Why? Kidneys can't function at capacity w/o enough water; so, some of the
kidney's work is dumped on liver.
a. Liver's job is to metabolize fat.
b. If liver does kidney's work, too; can't complete its own work