Belly fat stay deeply in your stomach and can wrap around all major organs, including your liver, pancreas, and kidneys. Fibre like whole grains, nuts, Leafy greens and beans are all good for keeping away dangerous fat that stays in the belly.
Studies show that when fat calories replace carbohydrate calories in a balanced weight-loss diet, people gain less fat. Sincerely, when it comes to choosing either fat or carbs, believe it or not, fat may be the better choice for your belly. And that’s the worst place to carry it. A woman who has a waist of more than 35 inches is at greater risk of a heart attack, a stroke, or possibly even certain types of cancer.
Still trying to burn off that belly fat by pounding the side of the road hour upon hour? Research shows that a few quick rupture of high-intensity exercise - a 30 second sprint or passionate pull-up set, may be more effective, not to mention easier to fit into your schedule.
When it comes to weight gain, too little sleep - less than 5 hours, can increase belly fat. But too much - more than 8 hours can do that too. Just sleep right, seems to be around 6 or 7 hours.
If you think aesthetic surgery can undo the negative effects of belly fat, think again. Belly surgery doesn’t reach inside the abdominal wall, so it cannot get rid of dangerous visceral belly fat.
Are you stressed out? That can make you eat more fat and sugar, and unleash the “stress hormone”, which can increase belly fat. Nervous tension also can make you exercise less, sleep less, and drink more alcohol, which can add to belly fat. Great reasons to take a deep breath, unwind, and relax.
Think about going to gym instead of the shadow. Healthy middle-aged women who did 30 minutes of daily weight training gained less abdominal fat than men who spent the same time doing aerobic exercises, such as biking. So lift something heavy. And 12-ounce curls at your local drinking establishment do not qualify.