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Fat Can Lead To Osteoporosis

Belly fat can put women at risk for osteoporosis.  For years doctors believed excess fat protected women against bone loss, but a new study finds that abdominal fat can lead to a decrease in bone density.  Fat in other parts of the body was not a contributing factor.  Abdominal fat, which is deep under the muscle tissue, is also associated with heart disease.

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