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central obesity

Obesity defined as increased waist-to-hip and waist-to-thigh ratios, waist circumference and sagittal abdominal diameter, which is accompanied by an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

central obesity

Abdominal obesity, truncal obesity Obesity defined by an ↑ waist-to-hip ratio, waist-to-thigh ratio, waist circumference, and sagittal abdominal diameter, and linked to an ↑ risk of cardiovascular events. See Body mass index, Obesity.
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Belly fat is considered "toxic" as it is connected to diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Whether its reducing their belly fat, tightening their arms, enhancing their breasts, adding more curves to their buttocks or filling in bald patches on their head.
Stress can trigger the release of the hormone cortisol which encourages your body to store belly fat - try to reduce it in your life.
3 LOSE WEIGHT IF you're overweight or obese, the sheer weight of excess fat pushing on the chest can restrict lung function, while belly fat can press the diaphragm (the muscle below the ribcage) down, stopping it pushing up as it should during breathing out.
seriously lung 3 LOSE weight - If you're overweight or obese, the sheer weight of excess fat pushing on the chest can restrict lung function, while belly fat can press the diaphragm (the muscle below the ribcage) down, stopping it pushing up as it should during breathing out.
The last point was about VCO's thermogenic effect, which fuels the burning of body fat, hence increasing the metabolic rate and promoting belly fat loss.
Tummy Tucks -- A tummy tuck procedure is mainly done to address mid-section sagging often associated with deposits of excess belly fat that appear to be resistant to exercise and diet.
Between your newfound belly fat and each Fatbread's one to two days' supply of sodium (2,000 to 3,000 mg), your blood pressure will reach new heights.
Consuming too few calories (less than 1,200 a day) reduces the amount of a fat-burning hormone called leptin in your body, which will slow down your bod's ability to burn belly fat.
I've been doing aerobics classes and using the treadmill at the gym to try to get rid of my belly fat.
ISLAMABAD -- Snacking on almonds instead of carbs could reduce belly fat and lower the risk of heart disease, a new study has claimed.
Snack on nuts, oatcakes and hummus or fresh fruit, otherwise the body stores the sugar as belly fat.