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Hate Your Body Fat?

Too much cholesterol and other body fat can lead to disease. However, our bodies need a certain amount of fat to function ."Fat is one of the most fascinating organs out there," says Aaron Cypess, MD, Ph.D, an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a research associate at

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A fat belly can lead to higher cholesterol levels and increased risks for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Abdominal fat is stored in two different ways. First, there is subcutaneous fat (pinchable), which sits between the skin and the abdominal wall. Since it does not directly surrounds the organs and the

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