Mike John, Content Explorer, MCA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Answered Jul 10, 2018
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.