Tummy for men, thighs and bum for ladies!

The Introduction

fat tummyWhy is it that as we age the fat seems to stay on? Moreover, why does it appear on my tummy as a male and the thighs and butt of women? A recent review from a group of Canadian researchers sheds some light on what changes occur in fat distribution as we age. The findings suggest that, with aging, there is an increase in overall body fat. Moreover, fat moves away from the lower body to the abdominal region externally and round the viscera (internal organs) in both men and women. The researchers also highlight that this increased fat deposition, particularly round the liver, heart, and intestines is associated with increased health risk.

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