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The Perils of Visceral and Ectopic Fat

Visceral and ectopic versus subcutaneous body fat Aerobic xercise helps reduce visceral fat With fat, location matters. Visceral fat occurs within the abdominal cavity. Subcutaneous fat occurs just beneath the skin. Researchers used data from 3,001 participants in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring and Third-Generation cohorts to determine links between these two types of fat…
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Fat Location Matters

Where does your body fat reside? Belly fat predicts higher mortality risk Subcutaneous fat occurs just beneath the skin. Visceral fat occurs within the abdominal cavity. Researchers used data from 3,001 participants in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring and Third-Generation cohorts to determine links between these types of fat and metabolic risk factors, such as…
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