Visceral fat is stored primarily around and inside the abdomen. Yes – fat is more than skin deep and is stored inside of us as well as under our skin. The closer fat is to the stomach and abdomen, the greater the chance is that it penetrates under the skin, wrapping itself around the liver, heart, kidneys, pancreas, and other organs.
As we age we may notice changes in the effort it takes to lose weight or how much our daily energy changes. Recent studies show unexpected effects of age on what we call metabolism. What exactly is metabolism and what can we expect as we get older ion how it functions?
Diabetes in childhood and adolescence is on the rise and can lead to early complications. Lifestyle intervention before the age of 13 can reverse this risk.
Weight management is a key component of a healthy lifestyle although keeping oneâ€™s weight on track is often a frustrating and perplexing task. To get the whole family involved in the weight management effort may seem almost impossible.
One aspect of lifestyle that is often overlooked is time spent sleeping. Getting adequate sleep is often sacrificed due to