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Signs You Have "Too Much Visceral Fat" and Don't Know It

ETNT Health Logo By Heather Newgen of ETNT Health | Slide 1 of 7: Visceral fat is a dangerous hidden health issue not talked about enough. Unlike jiggly subcutaneous fat that you can see and touch, visceral fat is located deep in your abdomen and it coils around your vital organs. It's been linked to major health issues like stroke, some cancers, type 2 diabetes and more. Most people don't realize they have visceral fat, but Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells Eat This, Not That! Health how to tell you have it. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

Signs You Have "Too Much Visceral Fat" and Don't Know It

Visceral fat is a dangerous hidden health issue not talked about enough. Unlike jiggly subcutaneous fat that you can see and touch, visceral fat is located deep in your abdomen and it coils around your vital organs. It's been linked to major health issues like stroke, some cancers, type 2 diabetes and more. Most people don't realize they have visceral fat, but Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells Eat This, Not That! Health how to tell you have it. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

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