Why is Belly Fat so dangerous?

Are you getting nervous by seeing your belly grow, not from the wonder of pregnancy, but from picking up a few extra pounds over the holidays? We are constantly warned that fat around your abdomen is the worst place to have it, but why exactly is this so, and do we really need to worry? Losing weight is hard enough, and when it doesn’t budge in the area you are focussed on, it can send you reaching for the nearest cupcake.

Scientists prove that fat is as active as any other body system.

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