There is no good way to be fat, but there is a worst way. Fat around the midsection, or belly fat, can be especially dangerous. And getting rid of this belly bulge is important for more than just reasons of vanity. Because belly fat increases health risks for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Abdominal […]
We are told that good health comes from eating well and regular exercise. (Read: 10 Healthy Eating Resolutions). The evidence to support this contention is overwhelming, but we still struggle with obesity as a nation. Fast food is everywhere. (Read: Ensure Healthy Eating When Eating Out). The convenience of it is seems to undermine the health risks, […]
Fat comes in threes. There are triglycerides, the fat that is found in the bloodstream. Subcutaneous fat, the fat that is found just beneath the surface of the skin. And there is omentum fat, also called belly fat. All three types of fat can be linked to obesity-related illnesses. Besides belly fat, omentum fat is […]
It always scares me when I read about the health risks of abdominal obesity, also known as central obesity. Simply put, belly fat is more dangerous than obesity. Although I am no longer obese — having lost weight from gastric bypass surgery, healthful lifestyle changes, and bariatric plastic surgery – new studies are showing that […]
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