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A 22-year-old male asked:

I am gyming for past 9 months and my belly fat has not reduced even by an inch... what to do?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
Weight loss: Unfortunately, exercise by itself won't reduce fat. In fact, certain exercise can cause you to be more hungry, eat more and gain weight (although it may be muscle weight). To lose weight, you need to have a low sugar/high fiber diet. Check out the mediterranean diet as well - there is new good data supporting its use! best of luck!

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