What is a characteristic of excess intra-abdominal fat?
a. It is more common in women than men.
b. It has been proven to be a poorer indicator of degenerative diseases than the BMI.
c. Some (but not all) research suggests that it is more harmful than fat in other locations.
d. It is associated with increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in men but not in women.
e. It bears very little relationship to heart disease or diabetes but is importantly associated with certain cancers.