When you stand naked in front of your full-length mirror, do you see one of those pear-shaped bodies, with weight accumulating around your hips and thighs? Or perhaps you see an apple-shaped body, in which most of your excess weight settles around your waistline? (If you see a tall, lithe Wonder Woman/supermodel-shaped body staring back at you in your mirror, you can just stop reading…)
Turns out that the apple-shaped body type may be the most dangerous for your heart health. According to Mayo Clinic cardiologists, there are two kinds of abdominal fat deposits that we need to worry about.
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