Belly Fat Directory
Carrying too much belly fat puts you at risk of developing high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, migraines, and dementia. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about belly fat, the risks of belly fat, how to lose it, and much more.
Flat Belly Diet Review: What You Eat
Does the Flat Belly Diet deliver on its promises? WebMD reviews the pros and cons of this diet.
Calculating Your Waist Circumference
Do you need to lose weight? Measuring your waist circumference is a good way to tell. Learn how to do it.
Atherosclerosis: What’s Weight Got to Do With It?
Extra weight contributes to atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the U.S. Fortunately, taking the weight off can slow down or prevent atherosclerosis.
Type 2 Diabetes Causes and Risk Factors
Do you know the causes of type 2 diabetes? Read more and find out if you are at high risk for this common type of diabetes.
Life After Weight Loss Surgery
Gastric bypass surgery can definitely change a person's life for the better, but there are also some serious risks and profound life changes that go along with the surgery.
The Truth About Fat
From brown fat to thigh fat, WebMD explains fat's fascinating purpose within our body by highlighting four different types of fat and by shedding some light on something typically scorned or agonized over.
Menopausal Muffin Top
How to tackle the layer of belly fat that develops in women approaching menopause.
Top 9 Fitness Myths -- Busted!
In the world of fitness, myths and half-truths abound -- and some of them may be keeping you from getting the workout you need.
The Importance of Diet and Exercise in Reducing Obesity
Being overweight is a risk factor for diabetes, heart disease, and maybe even cancer. Learn how weight affects your body.
When Being Overweight Becomes a Health Problem
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, talks about when being overweight becomes a health problem.
Slideshows & Images
Embarrassing Male Body Problems
Belly fat, back hair, drenching sweat, and a bright red nose are among the male body problems seen in this slideshow. Pictures help explain the causes and solutions.
Belly-Fattening Foods Men Can't Resist
Chips, beer, and fatty red meat top the list of big-belly foods that make men weak in this slideshow on how to spot and swap the usual suspects.
Fat Facts Quiz
Test your diet IQ with this quiz about different types of fat and fats.
Best & Worst Foods for Belly Fat
Do you know which foods are best and worst for belly fat? Test your knowledge with this quiz, and learn how to eat for a slimmer waistline.
Test Your Knowledge About Beer
Think you know all about the health aspects of beer? Find out with this quiz.
The Truth About Men’s Health
Think you know the difference between myth and reality when it comes to men’s health issues? Take this quiz and find out.