Harvard Heart Letter

Heart Beat: The shape of cardiovascular risk

Excess body fat, regardless of whether it is carried on the midsection or thighs, is bad for the heart and for overall health.

To continue reading this article you must be registered.

Get Licensed Content to Harvard Health

If you are interested in licensing content from Harvard Health Publications, please contact us using our online form. Our licensing and business development professionals will help you leverage consumer health content from Harvard Medical School as a clear differentiator in helping achieve your business goals.

Contact Us

Customer Log In