Find out how waist fat can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Be aware of the dangers of visceral fat.
Visceral fat surrounds your vital organs, the fat is located in the abdominal cavity (stomach area). According to researchers from Duke University Medical Center
Visceral abdominal fat poses real dangers as visceral fat can increase risk of metabolic syndrome, chronic inflammation, cancer and even impair daily life.
Beyond heart disease, Harvard blames visceral fat for contributing to a host of other unsavory illnesses, including asthma. As strange as that sounds, medical experts
Mar 30, 2003 · Visceral fat — the fat found deep in the abdomen — is more likely to raise the risk of heart attack than fat just under the skin.
The Dangers of Deep Belly Fat . It’s the visceral fat that wraps around organs deeper in the abdomen that appears to be a testament to the dangers of belly fat.
This visceral fat in your middle makes toxins that affect the way your body works, says Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, president of the American Diabetes Association.
The second type of fat that you have in your abdominal area is called visceral fat, and that lies deeper in the abdomen beneath your muscle and surrounding your organs.