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Obesity

Waist measurement saves heart

South Africans know that abdominal fat is linked to heart disease, but many don't know what their waist size should be - and, it seems, doctors can be partly to blame.

Fighting excess body fat

Research shows that excess body fat is associated with an increased risk for hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease and hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol).

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