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This Daily Habit May Lead to Visceral Fat

Visceral fat, or belly fat, lies hidden deep within the abdomen. But gain too much visceral fat and it can make its presence known via some very dangerous health problems. To keep yourself at your healthiest, you'll want to avoid this daily habit that may lead to visceral fat. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID . 1 What Is Visceral Fat? Unlike subcutaneous fat—the jiggly fat under the skin that you can grab or pinch—visceral fat surrounds organs deep within the abdomen, like the stomach, liver and intestines. According to the Cleveland Clinic, excess visceral fat raises your risk of serious disorders including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. In women, visceral fat is also associated with breast cancer.  The more visceral fat you have, the higher your chance of developing these issues. 2 Who's At Highest Risk According to Johns Hopkin