USA: Abdominal fat could increase cardiovascular risk

Source: Journal of the American College of Cardiology

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Date of publication: july 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Research published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology has found that people carrying excess abdominal fat may be at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, compared to those of a similar BMI with fat deposited elsewhere.

Length of publication: 4 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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