Thursday, January 17, 2008


Medical - The Risks of Abdominal Fat
Medical research has found that where your body stores excess fat can affect your risk of health problems. Studies have shown that fat gained around the abdomen, or "belly fat," is the most dangerous, while fat in the hips, thighs, and buttocks appears to be less so.

A large waist — greater than 40 inches for men or 35 inches for women — has been linked to increased risk of many serious illnesses, including heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and abnormal cholesterol.
Continue reading to learn how to fight dangerous abdominal fat.
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