The 4 Body Shapes

Get the full scoop on body shapes and how they influence your weight loss .
By Dr. Eric Berg DC
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The shape of your body matters – not just because it affects the way your clothes fit, but because your body shape is an indicator of potential health problems. A quick look around will tell you that most people fall into one of four different body shapes. Each type tends to have a dominant gland that affects hormonal function, weight gain and the location of extra weight. One person might hold weight in the stomach, yet another will hold it in the lower body as saddle bags. Yet another will hold it all over or as a pot belly. Based on where the person holds the weight, one can predict the deeper problem because glands and hormones have the capacity to distort your body shape. Read more...

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