What is visceral fat and how to measure it?
Fat is stored in lots of different areas of the body – but visceral fat is definitely not the kind you want to build up.
This specific sort of fat has been linked with numerous health risks, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, dementia and the likelihood of having a stroke.
So what is visceral fat, where is it found in the body, how do you measure it and what can you do about it?
If you feel a little pudgy around the stomach, and can pinch fat that’s just under your skin, that means you have excess subcutaneous fat.
But visceral fat is a whole different... read more
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