Scientists Discover New Way Fat Harms Your Arteries
The British researchers found that in heart disease patients who are obese, body fat surrounding the arteries tends to secrete high amounts of a protein called WNT5A. The protein, in turn, appears to have "toxic" effects within the blood vessels.
Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Starts to Damage Your Body
After two weeks of couch potato life, the study volunteers underwent a battery of testing. These results were compared to findings measured when the study started.