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The Dangers of Belly Fat

Overweight people are:
  • 50 percent more likely to develop heart disease
  • Up to 360 percent more likely to develop diabetes
  • 16 percent more likely to die of a first heart attack
  • Roughly 50 percent more likely to have total cholesterol above 250
  • 50 percent more likely to have erectile dysfunction
  • 14 percent less attractive to the opposite sex
  • Likely to spend 37 percent more a year at the pharmacy
  • Likely to stay 19 percent longer in the hospital
  • 20 percent more likely to have asthma 
  • Up to 31 percent more likely to die of any cause
  • 19 percent more likely to die in a car crash
  • 120 percent more likely to develop stomach cancer
  • Up to 90 percent more likely to develop gallstones
  • 590 percent more likely to develop esophageal cancer 
  • 35 percent more likely to develop kidney cancer 
  • 14 percent more likely to have osteoarthritis 
  • 70 percent more likely to develop high blood pressure
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Sixty-seven percent of Americans are overweight or obese. You don't have to be one of them. You can succeed by finding the right path and walking it, one step at a time.

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