Getting rid of your midriff bulge is significant for more than merely vanity's benefit. Excessive abdominal fat--particularly visceral fat, the kind that encompasses your organs and puffs your belly into a "beer gut"--is a predictor of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, and some cancers. If diet and exercise haven't done much to reduce your pooch, your age, then your hormones, and other genetic factors might be the reason why. Read on for 11 potential reasons why your belly fat won't budge.
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