why and how to get rid of it

why and how to get rid of it
why and how to get rid of it

OUR HEALTH ADVICE – “Bedaine”, “brioche”, “phony”: whatever the nickname we give it, abdominal fat is dangerous for your health.

Oh ! in my family, we go far ; so, I am sure that unless there is an accident, I will die at a very old age.” explains Mr. Caravan to Dr Chenet, from the pen of Guy de Maupassant. “Not so sure” the doctor replies, after having considered “the red face of his neighbor, his greasy neck, his belly falling between two flabby, fat legs. » Whether we call it belly, belly, belly or bun, the fat enveloping the abdomen does indeed have deleterious consequences for health. However, today, it is present in many French men and women, from adolescence onwards.

Obesity is defined by excess fat mass which is harmful to health, and to identify it, we rely on the body mass index, or BMI”, recalls Professor Claire Carette, diabetologist and nutritionist at the Georges-Pompidou European Hospital (AP-HP, Paris-Cité University). “But, in cardiology or diabetology departments, patients are more often in…

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