Region of body fat affects heart disease risk

Source: Medical News Today

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Date of publication:  September 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  Some types of fat increase the risk factors for heart disease more than others, finds a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. While belly fat and fat under the skin are both associated with new and worsening heart disease risk factors, the relationship was more pronounced in belly fat.

Length of publication:  1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: Medical News Today

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