You might hear people say to themselves that they are fat or they are obese. These words might be synonymous to each other but are different in medical terms. Fat is stored in the body and can be the source of energy of people who are on a diet to lose weight.
You might feel some fat under your skin especially in the tummy area. Some competitive bodybuilders still have fat because it is necessary for fueling the body. Obesity, on the other hand, is a condition wherein a person has a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or over. Normally, a person should only have a BMI between 25 and 29 that is proportional to their height and weight.
Soluble fiber absorbs water and forms a gel that helps slow down food as it passes through your digestive system. Alcohol can have health benefits in small amounts, but it is seriously harmful if you drink too much. Stress can make you gain belly fat by triggering the adrenal glands to produce cortisol, also known as the "stress hormone." Sugar contains fructose, which has been linked to several chronic diseases when consumed in excess.
Aerobic exercise (cardio) is an effective way to improve health and burn calories. Reducing carb intake can be very beneficial for losing fat, including abdominal fat. Coconut oil is one of the healthiest fats you can eat. Resistance training, also known as weight lifting or strength training, is important for preserving and gaining muscle mass.
1) Cut down on sugar: sugar contain glucose and fructose, if you consume large amount of sugary things, your liver converts the sugar to fat and it get deposited in many places, one of these is your abdomen.
2) Cut carbohydrate from your diet: drop the amount of carbs you consume per day.
3) Eat more of proteins: people that eat more protein than carbs are less likely to have abdominal fat. Increase your protein intake. Eat legumes, seafoods, fish and so on.
4) Eat food rich in fiber: if you eat more fiber, you get filled easily. Fibers also slow down digestion process which results in prolong feeling of fullness. Best source of fiber is fruits and vegetables.
5) Exercise: exercise regularly, do more of aerobic exercise like swimming, walking and run.
Losing belly fat can be troubling as many people struggle with their weight. It seems the biggest weight problem is at the waist. To put the weight on seems easy, but taking it off is much more difficult. This requires two changes that need to be made. First, the person must change the foods that they eat. They would need to eat more fruits and vegetables. They would need to stay away from fatty and fried foods. Second, the person would need to exercise.
Running and doing high cardio exercises would help, but the exercising would need to target the midsection of the person’s body. When the abs are targeted with the exercises, then they should not have any problem losing the body fat around this section of the body.