Is it regular fat or is it Hard Belly?

Don't just accept Hard Belly. Hard Belly is a different kind of fat that may require a different type of treatment

If you have HIV, it's important to know the difference

Hard Belly isn't just regular fat. It is a hard fat, it feels much firmer than regular fat, and is mostly found in the abdomen (stomach area).

Hard Belly (excess hard abdominal fat) may be associated with serious health issues.

Learn why it may be important to manage.

Take a Deeper Look

This short video illustrates why it may be important to recognize and manage Hard Belly.

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My Hard Belly Education

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