An adult man tends to carry body fat <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>
his chest, abdomen and buttocks, producin
g an "apple" shape.
An adult woman tends to carry fat in
her breasts, hips, waist and buttocks, creatin
g a "pear" shape.
fat location comes from the
sex hormones estrogen and testosterone. Fat cells are for
med in the
g fetus durin
third trimester of pregnancy, and later at the
onset of puberty, when the
sex hormones "kick in