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Bye, Bye Belly Amber Wilhoit, RD, LD/N, NSCA-CPT
Why, Oh Why? <ul><li>Age-related  </li></ul><ul><li>weight gain </li></ul><ul><li>Hormonal Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Hered...
Age-related weight gain <ul><li>Metabolism slows </li></ul><ul><li>Body fat  ↑ </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle mass  ↓ </li></ul>...
Hormonal Changes <ul><li>Women worse than men </li></ul><ul><li>After menopause, fat distribution shifts </li></ul><ul><li...
Heredity <ul><li>It’s all your fault! But I love you anyway. </li></ul>
Activity <ul><li>Move it or lose it </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Family time </li></ul>
Now you see it, now you don’t <ul><li>The fat you can’t see is worse for your health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcutaneous fa...
 
The Fat Cell  <ul><li>Not just for energy storage </li></ul><ul><li>Disrupt normal hormonal balance </li></ul><ul><li>Prod...
Risks of Abdominal Fat <ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Breast cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>...
How do I know if I’m at risk? <ul><li>BMI </li></ul><ul><li>Waist-to-hip ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Measure waist circumferen...
Waist Measurement <ul><li>A measurement of 33 inches or more increases your health risks. A measurement of 35 inches or mo...
<ul><li>Visceral fat is deep in abdomen </li></ul><ul><li>Decreases with regular exercise and a healthy diet </li></ul><ul...
Losing Belly Fat  <ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily, moderate-intensity exercise is the best way to lose weight...
Healthy Diet <ul><li>Eat breakfast every day </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t drink your calories </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid emotional...
Set Goals <ul><li>Make your goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S pecific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M easurable </li></ul></ul><u...
SMART goal example <ul><li>I will eat breakfast at least four days this week.  </li></ul><ul><li>By December, I will be  <...
Bye, bye belly, bye bye
Heart Disease <ul><li>#1 killer of women </li></ul><ul><li>Abdominal fat storage is marker of risk of heart attack </li></...
Diabetes <ul><li>Can be diet-controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Hereditary link </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise helps  </li></ul>
Metabolic Syndrome <ul><li>Cluster of conditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prediabetes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes </l...
Metabolic Syndrome (cont.) <ul><li>Study on lean, young, non-smoking individuals who were sedentary </li></ul><ul><li>Foun...
Interrelated Diseases <ul><li>Metabolic Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><l...
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  1. 1. Bye, Bye Belly Amber Wilhoit, RD, LD/N, NSCA-CPT
  2. 2. Why, Oh Why? <ul><li>Age-related </li></ul><ul><li>weight gain </li></ul><ul><li>Hormonal Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Heredity </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased activity </li></ul>
  3. 3. Age-related weight gain <ul><li>Metabolism slows </li></ul><ul><li>Body fat ↑ </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle mass ↓ </li></ul><ul><li>Average gain of one pound a year </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hormonal Changes <ul><li>Women worse than men </li></ul><ul><li>After menopause, fat distribution shifts </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in the breakdown and storage of fat </li></ul>
  5. 5. Heredity <ul><li>It’s all your fault! But I love you anyway. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Activity <ul><li>Move it or lose it </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Family time </li></ul>
  7. 7. Now you see it, now you don’t <ul><li>The fat you can’t see is worse for your health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcutaneous fat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Unsightly at times </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visceral fat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cardiovascular disease </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other health problems </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 9. The Fat Cell <ul><li>Not just for energy storage </li></ul><ul><li>Disrupt normal hormonal balance </li></ul><ul><li>Produce hormones that </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote insulin resistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May increase estrogen </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Risks of Abdominal Fat <ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Breast cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Metabolic syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Gallbladder problems </li></ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Colorectal cancer </li></ul>
  10. 11. How do I know if I’m at risk? <ul><li>BMI </li></ul><ul><li>Waist-to-hip ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Measure waist circumference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best way to assess risk </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Waist Measurement <ul><li>A measurement of 33 inches or more increases your health risks. A measurement of 35 inches or more indicates an unhealthy concentration of abdominal fat. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Visceral fat is deep in abdomen </li></ul><ul><li>Decreases with regular exercise and a healthy diet </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted abdominal exercises may firm abdominal muscles and therefore flatten the belly </li></ul>Spot Reduction?
  13. 14. Losing Belly Fat <ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily, moderate-intensity exercise is the best way to lose weight and tone muscles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strength training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Healthy diet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small changes for big results </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Healthy Diet <ul><li>Eat breakfast every day </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t drink your calories </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid emotional eating </li></ul><ul><li>Keep healthier snacks available </li></ul><ul><li>Sit at the dinner table to eat </li></ul><ul><li>No distractions while </li></ul><ul><li>eating </li></ul><ul><li>Eat slowly </li></ul>
  15. 16. Set Goals <ul><li>Make your goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>S pecific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M easurable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A ttainable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R ealistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T imely </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. SMART goal example <ul><li>I will eat breakfast at least four days this week. </li></ul><ul><li>By December, I will be </li></ul><ul><li>eating breakfast at least </li></ul><ul><li>six days a week. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Bye, bye belly, bye bye
  18. 19. Heart Disease <ul><li>#1 killer of women </li></ul><ul><li>Abdominal fat storage is marker of risk of heart attack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apple vs Pear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High fat diet can lead to excessive intakes of “bad fat”/ saturated fat and elevate LDL cholesterol/ “bad cholesterol” </li></ul>
  19. 20. Diabetes <ul><li>Can be diet-controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Hereditary link </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise helps </li></ul>
  20. 21. Metabolic Syndrome <ul><li>Cluster of conditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prediabetes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cholesterol changes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greater than half of all Americans are predisposed to it (heredity) </li></ul>
  21. 22. Metabolic Syndrome (cont.) <ul><li>Study on lean, young, non-smoking individuals who were sedentary </li></ul><ul><li>Found that insulin resistance in skeletal muscle leads to alterations in energy storage </li></ul><ul><li>Insulin resistant subjects’ energy was rerouted to liver triglyceride production, elevating triglycerides in blood by as much as 60% and lowering HDL cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Suggests abnormalities in insulin resistance begin before abdominal obesity and plasma adipocytokines are present </li></ul>
  22. 23. Interrelated Diseases <ul><li>Metabolic Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Neuropathy </li></ul><ul><li>Retinopathy </li></ul><ul><li>High Blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity </li></ul>
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