Tag Archives: Obesity

Belly fat linked to higher risk of premature death, regardless of your weight

‘Apple shaped’ people store more fat in their abdomen, while ‘pear shaped’ people store it in their lower body. Red Confidential/ Shutterstock

‘Apple shaped’ people store more fat in their abdomen, while ‘pear shaped’ people store it in their lower body. Red Confidential/ Shutterstock Rebecca Dumbell, Nottingham Trent University It’s well known that carrying extra fat around your waist can be harmful to your health, bringing greater risk of developing illnesses such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. But a recent …

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Does eating at night make you fat?

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Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock.com Alex Johnstone, University of Aberdeen y Peter Morgan, University of Aberdeen Some media reports say that eating at night makes you gain weight, others say that it has no effect on body weight. So who is right? First, it’s important to remember that a gain in body weight only occurs when there is a change in calories consumed …

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