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A 40-year-old member asked:

Which type of drink can u drink to burn belly fat?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Belly fat: Body fat is lost by increasing metabolism, and unfortunately you can not spot reduce. Ie you can not do abdominal exercise to loose abdominal fat. The fat is deposited and can be removed by weight loss. General rule, last place fat gained is the first to go and the the first place gained is the last to go.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Agree w Dr. Lipton.: No special drinks will burn belly fat. Fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises ; aerobic exercise.

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