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Top 10 Things to Know About Belly FatCondiments, crunches, or driving: Which one helps reduce belly fat? Boost your belly IQ and your spare tire may vanish.

1. Belly Fat is Worse Than Other Fat

1. Belly Fat is Worse Than Other Fat

It's true: Belly fat is the worst kind of fat -- and not just because of the way it looks in beach pictures. Deep belly fat (the kind that makes for a classic beer belly) actually churns out proteins and hormones that make all kinds of bad things worse, including LDL (lousy) cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, and triglycerides. It's also a player in insulin resistance and red-alert-causing inflammation. Makes that fat on your thighs seem downright charming, no? Get more details on why belly fat makes your doctor so nervous.