One fact about stomach fat you should know is this: It’s not just that squishy layer right under your skin — the kind you grab to see if you can “pinch an inch.”
Visceral fat is the name for the kind that lies deep in your torso. It packs around your intestines, liver, and stomach.
It can also line your arteries. And it can be risky for your health. But you don’t need special diets or exercises to lose it — just healthy habits.