Scientists Identify a New Kind of Fat

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It isn't necessarily how fat you are, but the kind of fat you have. That's according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. It sheds more light on fat cells that tend to accumulate deep in the belly, and that could harm your health. Turns out it’s a different type of fat than the stuff that occurs in other parts of your body. We talk with Dwight Klemm an obesity expert who led the study.

First aired September 23, 2010.