Visceral Fat

Visceral Fat

Visceral Fat Questions

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by 1005 · about 3 hours ago

How long does it take before having (any amount) of visceral fat cause damage to organs? if someone had too much visceral fat for "only a short amount of time" is it enough to cause damage? a few months? A few years? Does the damage linger even... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · January 23, 2013 at 7:36 PM

I would imagine a couple of years... I say this because when I think about an evolutionary scenario, it seems plausible that our ancestors might have loaded up on fruits during summer, which theoretically would have given them visceral fat... (more)

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by 11581 · about 4 hours ago

Are there any particular ways - dietary, exercise, lifestyle etc. - to particularly target visceral fat loss over subcutaneous fat loss?

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · February 05, 2011 at 7:13 PM

Drs. Eades have their "6 Week Cure for the Middle Aged Middle" that targets visceral fat loss. Pretty good info, and the protocol can be run very much Paleo. The diet as written does allow some non-paleo foods/oils. But improving liver function... (more)

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by 2245 · about 4 hours ago

There's been a few questions lately about BMI and body fat percentage so I wondered what people's opinions about hip to waist ratio are? I've heard this is a good indicator of visceral as opposed to subcutaneous fat. As I understand it women... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · January 20, 2011 at 8:15 PM

The ratio is more an evolutionary psychology idea about those idea ratios. What I have read puts women around 20% BF. Perhaps yours is simply a matter of where the fat is resting. Visceral fat is important to get rid of. The most important... (more)

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by 4393 · October 30, 2014 at 5:05 AM

does anyone have full access to this study published last month, Overfeeding Polyunsaturated and Saturated Fat Causes Distinct Effects on Liver and Visceral Fat Accumulation in Humans. Their conclusion was "overeating SFA... (more)

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daz 0 · March 28, 2014 at 10:25 AM

this article (link below) may shed some more light on why that study found that "overeating SFA promotes hepatic and visceral fat storage whereas excess energy from PUFA may instead promote lean tissue in healthy humans." #1 Thigh and... (more)

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by 50 · October 30, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Studies by CW researchers say saturated fat is associated with higher levels of visceral fat, compared with polyunsaturated fat. Could this be explained by the donut theory, that SAD eaters get saturated fat from diets high in sugar and carbs? (more)

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raydawg 0 · November 23, 2013 at 10:11 PM

It's driven by monies - they push industrial seed oils, GMO soy, GMO corn, and other grains because that's who pays the bills.

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