Previous studies have demonstrated that central obesity or having a large waistline could increase one’s risk for chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, but this was usually associated with people who were overweight or obese. A new study shows, however, that individuals of normal weight who carry excess fat in their belly have a higher death risk than obese individuals. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic led by Dr Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, cardiologist, states that in their study they found that normal weight individuals had the highest death rate, compared to those who are considered obese based on BMI (body mass […]Continue reading Belly Fat Increases Risk of Heart Disease in People with Normal Weight
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