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Fight Harmful Abdominal Fat

What’s Harmful Abdominal Fat?

Whoever previously thought that a low Body Mass Index meant a “green light” with regard to body and health matters is mistaken. The latest results of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) show that fat distribution in particular as well as body weight is significant with regard to mortality risk. Even people with a low Body Mass Index but a large waist have an increased risk of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases.

There is a simple formula: the greater the abdominal girth, the greater the health risks. Abdominal fat is not only an energy store but it also produces messenger substances which promote the development of chronic diseases. According to the EPIC study, mortality risk increases with increased accumulation of fat in the abdomen compared to the accumulation of fat on the hips and thighs. (more…)

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Stay Healthy With Vitamins

Getting Your Daily Vitamins

In today’s fast-paced world, many people don’t have the time to sit and eat complete meals. They substitute homemade meals for fast food or skip certain meals and don’t get their daily vitamins and minerals. For those people on the go, taking supplements provides a way to improve overall health when there’s no time for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

The Health Benefits of Vitamins

Even if you manage to eat three full meals during the day, there’s no guarantee that you’re receiving the recommended daily allowance of vitamins and minerals. For improved nutrition, adding supplements to your diet can help you get those extra vitamins that your food may lack. (more…)

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