Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Beware of Fat on Your Stomach

Being overweight is known to trigger the onset of various diseases in the body. There is excess fat around the stomach triggers the production of immune cells 'pro-inflammatory' which increase inflammation in the body.

Therefore if someone managed to lose weight, fat in the stomach is reduced so that produce immune cells' pro-inflammatory and immune declines will also increase.

The immune system consists of various kinds of cells that can protect the body against bacteria, viruses and other germs. These cells must coexist in a certain balance for one's health can be maintained properly.

But many factors that could affect the ability of this immune system such as excess body fat. If this happens, the body will create a type of immune cell that can harm rather than protect the body.

Scientists have known that excess body fat, particularly abdominal fat can trigger the production of immune cells 'pro-inflammatory' that circulates in the blood and increasing inflammation in the body.

One example of chronic inflammation has been associated with coronary artery disease and other health problems. In addition, immune cells that cause inflammation known as macrophages are also active in fatty tissue.

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