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What kind of visceral fat in my body can be harmful?

Roshini C. Rajapaksa, MD
Gastroenterology

The visceral fat that surrounds your internal organs can increase your risk of heart disease, says internist Dr. Roshini Raj. Find out about the simple step you can take to protect your health by watching this video.


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