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Stomach fat is very dangerous. It literally encases your organs in fat and your organs and your body need to all work harder to get the same result. Losing even 4 pounds of belly fat will have a significant impact on your health and your longevity. Angry at your scale? Toss it aside. Have you ever heard of waist to hip ratio? Research shows that people who are “apple” shaped (carrying more weight around the waist) face more health risks versus people who are more “pear” shaped (more weight around the hips). Visceral...

Walking for weight loss? Distance is better than time. Read why… The most recent recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine are to exercise at moderate intensities for 150 minutes per week or exercise intensely for 75 minutes per week. Paul Williams from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California found thatdistance walked was better than time walked for predicting body mass index and waist circumference. When trying to lose weight with exercise, pick...