Not The Amount, But Where Your Fat Is Stored Critical For Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes Risk
November 29, 2017 | YourWeight | A.McCarthy
During the past 20 years researchers have learned that people with apple-shaped bodies (fattest in the abdomen) have a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke than those with pear shapes (fattest in the hips, buttocks, and thighs). The current study looked at the differences in fat distribution patterns among overweight and obese men and women and their associated cardiometabolic risk.