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A 35-year-old member asked:

what is considered best: to count calories or fat when trying to lose belly fat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Calories are the: Deciding factor. You can't specifically get rid of lower abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce abdominal fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. To lose weight keep up your physical activity and ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. No matter what ads promise –.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
only surgery removes fat from a specific location.
Jul 22, 2013

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