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It is well known that obesity increases the risk of developing heart disease, however, it is less known that the distribution of fat, particularly around the abdomen or waist is the biggest influencing factor. Excess abdominal adipose tissue affects the normal function of insulin and contributes to the evolution of cardiovascular disease.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by myDNA.com
About: Expanding waistlines inducing heat disease
Date: 21 September 2005
Author: Risk Nauert
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