Overfat Category Defines Fat Location In Obese People, Better Than BMI
If Fat Is Around The Belly It Might Result In High Cholesterol, Sleep Apnea, And High Blood Pressure
The Body-Mass Index determines if a person is overweight (BMI between 25 and 29.9) or obese (BMI greater than 30). However, according to specialists, BMI misses half of the persons who still have a dangerous amount of fat, such as the beer belly, and also does not identify body weight associated with fat, muscle or water. Also, BMI misses the amount of fat and where it is concentrated. If the fat is concentrated at the belly, it wraps around d the organs, the liver turns it into cholesterol, and the arteries harden. This results in heart disease, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, and asthma, and increases the risk of heart attack, diabetes, and stroke. This new category called overfat. Learn how to identify it. Additional info click here.