PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Where you carry belly fat could put you at a greater risk of heart disease and death, researchers say.

An article in the Annals of Internal Medicine says normal-weight adults who had what’s called “central obesity,” a clinical term for belly fat, had twice the mortality risk of those whose body mass index was considered overweight or obese.

Researchers say those with normal-weight central obesity had the worst long-term survival.

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