Confronting Belly fat

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Abdominal fat is a key player in variety of health problems --metabolic disturbances, risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 Diabetes.
But the good news is that it gives in easily to lifestyle changes, especially exercise.
We will help you understand the causes of belly fat and give ways to win over it as well. 

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Confronting Belly fat

  1. 1. www.kandmool.com
  2. 2. Belly Fat: Understanding and dealing with theHealth Hazard Abdominal fat: Key player in variety of health problems -- metabolic disturbances, risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 Diabetes. Good news: Gives in easily to lifestyle changes, especially exercise. We will help you understand the causes of belly fat and give ways to win over it as well. www.kandmool.com
  3. 3. What causes belly fat? www.kandmool.com
  4. 4.  Sedentary Lifestyle: Inactivity prevents body fat from burning. Menopause: Fall in levels of estrogen in a woman’s body cause the fat to settle in the belly. This fat is more harmful than buttocks fat. Improper Calorie Intake: Consuming excess or too less calories should e avoided. Cutting down calories increases production of hunger hormone, causing overeating. www.kandmool.com
  5. 5.  Wrong Food Choice: Foods laden with sugar and calories can make you exceed your daily calorie requirements, even when the portions are small. Stress: Stress produces cortisol that breaks down calories- burning tissues, thus holding on to the fat in the abdominal region Genetics: Your genes decide where the fat gets stored – in the abdomen or thighs and buttocks. www.kandmool.com
  6. 6. Fighting the bulge www.kandmool.com
  7. 7. Proper Exercise www.kandmool.com
  8. 8. Healthy Diet Reduced Calorie Consumption:  Satiate sugar cravings with fresh fruits  Replace soda with fruit juice or smoothies  No “crash” diet – causes slow metabolism and acidity.  Avoid junk food - Try home-made nutritious recipes Whole Grains are your new friends: Facilitate faster burning of fat, and provides you fiber keeping your digestive system fitter and healthier. www.kandmool.com
  9. 9.  Switch to Good fats: Monounsaturated fats (MUFA) and Polyunsaturated fats (PUFA) are GOOD fats. They lower your cholesterol and are good for your heart. While Unsaturated and Trans fats are called BAD fats www.kandmool.com
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  11. 11. Healthy Lifestyle  Stairs vs. elevator: Choose to walk whenever you can. Begin with 1 flight of stairs and increase the number gradually.  Don’t Skip your Breakfast: Eating a healthy breakfast (not doughnuts or waffles or pancakes) can give you a sharp mind, active body and lower cholesterol levels.  Regularly DeStress: Take 15 minutes off daily from your schedule to close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. www.kandmool.com
  12. 12.  To find out more on health and wellness, log on to www.kandmool.com www.kandmool.com

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