Study Indicates Belly Fat Contributes To Osteoporosis

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital recently found that excess abdominal fat may actually contribute to poor bone health, despite previous investigations that suggested obese women were at a lower risk for developing osteoporosis.

Miriam A. Bredella, M.D., the study's lead author, said that "we know that obesity is a major public health problem," and added that "now we know that abdominal obesity needs to be included as a risk factor for osteoporosis and bone loss." for more


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