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Call it what you will – a beer belly, love handles or simply a chubby tummy – extra weight around the middle is a common problem. Are you hoping you can get rid of your “spare tire” before swimsuit season arrives? While vanity can be great motivation, here’s a far more pressing reason to take steps now to lose that excess abdominal fat – your health. Dangers From too Much fat Around Your Waist As your waistline expands, your health risks soar, too. In recent years, scientists have discovered why. It turns out that abdominal fat, technically known as visceral fat, is far more damaging to wellness than subcutaneous fat, the kind right under the skin that you can grasp with your hand. Visceral fat forms deep within the abdominal cavity, creating pads of fat in the spaces between abdominal organs and causing your waist to expand. Research has shown …
The Holidays are officially upon us! In the spirit of the season, here is a breakdown of holiday giving in the U.S.
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