Waist Circumference Now Linked to Heart Health
1 year ago
Stepping on a scale doesn't give whole picture about complications
Though it's well known that extra body fat can lead to high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a recent study shows that fat specifically concentrated at the waist can lead to other health complications.
The study revealed that waist circumference can have an effect on one's heart health, as excess fat around the abdominals acts very differently than that in your arms and legs.