- Type 2 diabetes
- High blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Certain cancers
Excessive fat located around the abdomen increases the risk of developing the above conditions which have the potential to become life threatening.
Diseases associated with excessive body fat worsen as the amount of body fat increases. If you take reasonable, healthy steps to reduce and control excessive body fat there is good news. Work under the assumption that your body fat returns to acceptable ranges. When you have achieved that goal the body returns to normal healthy functioning and the risk for developing the above mentioned diseases decreases.
In the future we will discuss methods for reducing excessive fat and safe and sane methods to maintain a healthy level of fat.