Which Body Shape Is Most Dangerous to Your Health: Apple or Pear? (Video)


When it comes to your health, do you know which body shape is more associated with diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol?

Is it the apple (with more fat around the belly)? Or the pear (with more fat below the waistline, in the buttocks and thighs)?

Watch this fun video as people guess at the answer — and then learn the truth from endocrinologist Sangeeta Kashyap, MD.

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This video was made in partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Parade Magazine, as part of a weight-loss survey.