Body Type: Apple or Pear? Why It's Important to Know
There are two basic types of body shapes, and it’s important know which type you are. That’s because research shows your risk for health problems such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes is related to your body type. In fact, body shape appears to be a better predictor of future health problems than a person’s weight or BMI. Fortunately, it’s easy to determine your shape using a tape measure.
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