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When men deposit surplus body fat, they tend to become 'apple-shaped', put on fat around their middle and develop a paunch. When women deposit excess body fat, they tend to become 'pear-shaped'. Under the influence of the female sex hormones, fat tends to get laid in the hips, thighs and butt. Under the microscope, this fat is exactly the same as any other fat and it is laid down and can be shifted in exactly the same way as any other fat. Being advised to use massage or creams or specific diets is simply incorrect. Any calorie-controlled diet will cause the fat in the body stores to disappear, wherever it is. And in men it tends to be in the paunch and in women on the thighs and hips.

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