CDC Study: Americans' Bellies Are Expanding Fast

September 16, 2014 9:07 PM

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CDC Study: Americans' Bellies Are Expanding Fast

The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.

People whose fat has settled mostly around their waistlines instead of in their hips, thighs, buttocks or all over are known to run a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes and other obesity-related ailments.

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