The Homestretch | Jan 28, 2013 | 5:24

Belly fat

According to Liz Pearson, a registered dietician and the author of "Ultimate Foods for Ultimate Health", the amount of belly fat you may be more of an issue than your Body Mass Index, or your total weight.

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