Adipose Tissue and its Role in Biochemistry

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Adipose tissue, also called fat, is made up of adipocytes. It is found primarily under the skin. It is also located between muscles and around internal organs. read more »»

It helps to store energy, cushions the internal organs and regulates body temperature. White adipose tissue is primarily concerned with storing energy. Brown adipose tissue found in the scapular and subscapular regions regulate body temperature. Adipose tissue is no longer considered inert. It is an endocrine organ that generates hormones that influence metabolic activity in other organ systems. Learn all about the adipose tissue in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Concept of body weight
  • Essential and Storage fats
  • Role of adipose tissue in the body
  • Fat storage and synthesis”

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


4/5

Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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