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Belly fat in men: Why weight loss matters


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  • Website: Mayo Clinic
  • Resource type: Article

Summary - The message of this resource is:

For men, a waist size larger than 40 inches is an unhealthy amount of belly fat and increases risk of health problems. Slow weight loss through healthy eating and physical activity can help keep excess weight off.


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fat, cardiovascular disease, insulin, diabetes, colorectal cancer, sleep apnea, diet, high blood pressure, alcohol, food plan, nutrition, fitness, portion, serving size, beer belly, stomach, abdomen, abs


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Rated on: 8/31/2016 3:38:51 PM

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