Experts found, through this study, that both groups had an increased risk of metabolic syndrome. This is a group of risk factors: high blood pressure,.
For many years experts thought apple-shaped bodies worries' were greater. The thinking was, fat stored in the stomach = a higher risk for heart disease and diabetes. It was believed pear-shaped people storing their fat in the buttocks, hips and thighs were protected from those problems. A recent study though, shows what was previously believed about "pear shapes" may be wrong.Read more