Belly Fat

How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

…insulin levels thicken the blood vessels and affect kidney function, which contribute to hypertension. They also promote fat storage and shut down fat burning, so more and more fat gets socked away, particularly in the abdominal area. Blood lipid levels also remain elevated, which triggers systemic…

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Belly Fat—It’s More Dangerous Than You Think

…has been linked to increased risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, cancer, and dementia. Now, a new study shows that belly fat (or visceral fat) also increases your risk of sudden cardiac death. After accounting for multiple risk factors, University of Minnesota scientists found…

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The Obesity Epidemic: Stop Storing Fat

…dietary fat is like applying them directly to the hips. Excess dietary fat prompts your body’s metabolism to shift into fat-storing mode, and this fat tends to go first to your body’s preferred storage sites—the hips, belly, or buttocks. Make Sure the Dietary Fats You Eat Are…

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To Avoid Diabetes, Get More Zzzz’s

…change in dosing time is enough to let you get back to sleep. Now it’s your turn: How much sleep do and the teenagers in your family get each night? You May Also Be Interested In: * Belly Fat—It’s More Dangerous than You Think * You Can Reverse Diabetes with a Mini-Fast Eating Plan

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…uses up the rest. At that point, your body has no choice but to begin burning fat for energy. If you have breakfast before exercising, you’ll simply burn the carbohydrates you just ate instead of the fat in your belly, hips and elsewhere. * Get on with your day. After you exercise, get on with…

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Could Your Personal Care Products Be Causing Diabetes?

…personal care products you use to make sure they don’t contain phthalates. Now it’s your turn: Do you make a point of using natural personal care products? You May Also Be Interested In: * Are Environmental Toxins Increasing Your Belly Fat? * 4 Ways to Protect Yourself from Breast Cancer

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Safe and Effective Weight Loss Supplements

…some research has found that taking a daily multi can also enhance weight loss. Now it’s your turn: Have you ever used any of these safe and effective weight loss supplements? You May Also Be Interested In: * Are Environmental Toxins Increasing Your Belly Fat? * 5 Weight Loss Myths, Debunked!

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