If you’re carrying extra weight around your middle, you may be habouring toxic fat. The rolls of fat you see around your waistline are a sign that you also have fat deep inside the belly and around your organs. This is called visceral fat and it releases toxic chemicals that increase the risk of health problems like heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.
The more belly fat you can see, the greater the odds that some of it is visceral fat and the greater the health risks. If you are struggling to shift stubborn belly fat, you might be surprised to learn about some of the factors that contribute to it.
Tackle some of these issues and you’ll be on the way to a slimmer and healthier middle: