Men: Live Longer With A Flat Stomach

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Science has proven it: Large waists equal shorter lives.

A 40 inch waist on a man indicates a significant risk for heart disease and diabetes.

The Canadian Heart Health Surveys say that for maximum health a man’s waist should be no more than 35 inches.

A waist larger than 35 inches puts you at high risk for heart disease.

The Physician’s Health Study found that men with waists larger than 36.8 inches is at significant risk for a heart attack.

According to the journal Obesity Research, the average man’s waist is now at more than 39 inches, up from 37.5 in 1988.

Men are getting fatter.

A tighter waistline definitely increases your health prospects though…

Obese men are 33% more likely to develop cancer.

Obese men are more than twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Obese men are 57% more likely to develop sleep apnea.

Obese men are 24% more likely to suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Obese men are more likely to develop asthma, chronic coughing, and shortness of breath.

Plus, being overweight puts in in the hormonal environment to store more fat and develop more health problems.

If you want to improve your health, the number one thing to do is lose fat.

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