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belly fat dangerous

Having a belly is worse than being obese: In a new study, research suggests that belly fat is more dangerous than being obese. Turns out that even if you aren’t obese, but carry fat around your abdomen, you are more likely to suffer from heart disease. Visceral fat, ie, fat that sits around your tummy, is extremely dangerous for the heart, is associated with insulin resistance and other health risks. Get rid of that stomach fat just by eating right.

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