However, this doesn’t mean that your life’s work can be dedicated to getting fat in preparation for your twilight years. The opposite is very much the case if you are younger. A round middle can indicate that your organs are covered in dense visceral fat, and in order to reduce the incidence of this health baddie you need to eat well and exercise. The result of this is obviously a reduction of both types of fat. In fact a better indicator of your general health and likelihood to develop Type 2 Diabetes is your waist circumference. A woman’s waist shouldn’t be any bigger than 80cm and men should think about losing weight if their waist circumference is above 94cm. Find out more.
So, overall you should aim to be less fat all over until you get a bit older when you should try to remain trim but not worry too much about a spot of cellulite. You are somewhat protected from metabolic diseases by your bottom fat and are likely to be more resilient if you do become ill.