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Men with belly fat have more risk for osteoporosis- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 11:35

At the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America was announced a report of Miriam Bredella, assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston and the employee of Massachusetts General Hospital, that the so-called "beer belly" of men may be a risk factor for the development of diseases of the skeletal system of man, in particular - osteoporosis. According to Miriam Bredella, the study examined of the state of 35 men with overweight, with an average age of 34 years and a body mass index of 36.5, all 35 men passed through a CT scan of the abdomen and thighs, and was used a special program to assess the strength of bone tissue (finite element analysis) and determine the risk of fracture. As a result, it was found, that men with a "beer belly", so with a high volume of internal fat - were almost two times less bone strength, than those men, who had a more slender figure and the age of the men was not the deciding factor, so it was shown, that the amount of fat in the body determines the strength of bone, THE VIDEO:

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