What is Visceral Fat?

A recent article about belly fat and dementia is all over the news. The article refers specifically to "visceral fat" that surrounds the internal organs. This type of fat can be life threatening.

My 91 year old mother suffers from Alzheimer's and has large deposits of visceral fat. This occurred late in her life and is due to bad eating habits and her loss of desire to move around or stay active.

On the next page you can learn a great deal about visceral fat by reading the article and following the links.

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