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Excess stomach fat linked to heart disease, cancer
Excess stomach fat linked to heart disease, cancer (July 18, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Boston - According to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, excess abdominal fat is more dangerous to the heart that fat elsewhere on the body. Researches studied over 3,000 individuals taking part in the Framingham Heart Study. Participant's average age was 50 and they were followed for up to seven years. After adjusting for risk factors, results showed that individuals with excessive stomach fat were at raised risk of heart disease and cancer, when compared to individuals of a similar BMI without stomach fat
 
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