No matter where fat shows up on our bodies, we always worry, especially when it’s in the form of a bulge in our tummies. If you’re a lady and your waist size measures above 35 inches, or if you’re a man and your waist size measures above 40 inches, chances are you have a large chunk of belly fat. According to doctors, this might be dangerous for your health.
This article is for informational purposes only. Please visit a doctor to get professional advice.
1. Higher risk of developing diabetes
When your liver is covered with fatty tissue as a result of excess belly fat, it fails to process blood sugar well enough. This, in turn, traps sugar in your bloodstream instead of the sugar being processed by the liver. This might lead to you having a higher blood sugar level which can cause diabetes.