1. How being ‘pear-shaped’ may protect against heart disease in postmenopausal women  Malay Mail
  2. Leg fat 'better than belly fat' for older women  BBC News
  3. Cardiovascular risk linked not to weight, but to body fat storage  Medical News Today
  4. Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape  CNA
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NEW YORK, July 2 ― New US research suggests that postmenopausal women who carry weight around their middle, known as “apple-shaped”, may have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease than “pear-shaped” women who carry weight in their legs, even if body weight is normal. Led by researchers...NEW YORK, July 2 ― New US research suggests that postmenopausal women who carry weight around their middle, known as “apple-shaped”, may have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease than “pear-shaped” women who carry weight in their legs, even if body weight is normal. Led by researchers...

How being ‘pear-shaped’ may protect against heart disease in postmenopausal women | Life | Malay Mail

Carrying fat on legs protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, a study suggests.Carrying fat on legs protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, a study suggests.

Leg fat 'better than belly fat' for older women - BBC News

Research in a large cohort of women over the age of 50 suggests that body shape, resulting from fat distribution, is associated with cardiovascular risk.Research in a large cohort of women over the age of 50 suggests that body shape, resulting from fat distribution, is associated with cardiovascular risk.

Cardiovascular risk linked not to weight, but to body fat storage

Study shows that where weight is stored is as important as how much weight is stored. Nick Carne reports.Study shows that where weight is stored is as important as how much weight is stored. Nick Carne reports.

Body shape linked to heart risk post-menopause | Cosmos

A new study shows that body fat distribution is more important than body fat percentage when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk factors.A new study shows that body fat distribution is more important than body fat percentage when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk factors.

How Being Pear-Shaped Can Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

(Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their ...(Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their ...

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape - CNA

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If you're an older woman, your heart disease risk might be shaped by the shape of your body, a new study finds.If you're an older woman, your heart disease risk might be shaped by the shape of your body, a new study finds.

Location of Fat on a Woman's Body Can Reveal Heart Disease Risk | Newsmax.com

Postmenopausal women with pear-shaped bodies healthier than those with apple-shaped bodiesPostmenopausal women with pear-shaped bodies healthier than those with apple-shaped bodies

Body shape, a sign of health

Bad news if you store weight around your middle.Bad news if you store weight around your middle.

Belly fat more dangerous than leg fat for older women

If only we could tell that pizza where to go...If only we could tell that pizza where to go...

Leg Fat Is 'Healthier Than Belly Fat' – But Good Luck Trying To Move It | HuffPost India

Postmenopausal women who have pear-shaped bodies are healthier than those with apple-shaped bodies. Storing a greater proportion of body fat in the legs (pear-shaped) was linked to a significantly decreased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in these women.Olden women with more fat stored in their legs are at lesser risk of heart problems

Women who are ‘pear-shaped’ may be healthier than ‘apple-shaped’ - The Week

Older women with more fat around the middle had a higher risk for heart disease compared to those with fat around the thighs.Older women with more fat around the middle had a higher risk for heart disease compared to those with fat around the thighs.

Not all fat is equal -- where it sits on the body matters to your health. Higher "trunk fat" in women was associated with an increased incidence of atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries, while more leg fat predicted lower risk of this type of coronary artery disease, a new study published Mon…Not all fat is equal -- where it sits on the body matters to your health. Higher "trunk fat" in women was associated with an increased incidence of atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries, while more leg fat predicted lower risk of this type of coronary artery disease, a new study published Monday in the European Heart Journal finds.

Not all fat is equal: Pear-shaped women are healthier than apple-shaped women, study finds | myfox8.com