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Bananas Cause Belly Fat
It Can: Intraabdominal fat in excess may lead to Insulin resistance and ?insulin levels. Pancreas cells making Insulin may eventually tire out which would allow blood sugar to ?. Apple shaped people as opposed to those with pear shape are most susceptible to this. With it often comes ?bp, ?triglycerides and/or ?good cholesterol, sometimes obstructive sleep apnea and ?risk for early heart disease. ...Read more
Yes...: Most naturally occurring sugars in fruit break down to half fructose and half glucose in the body. Excess sugar of any kind will turn on your Insulin pump and store excess calories as fat. Its usually not the naturally occurring sugars you need to worry about creating belly fat. Limit the added sugars found in most foods to 100 calories (6.5 teaspoons) per day for women (9.5 tsp/d for men). ...Read more
What would be the cause of gaining sudden belly fat (no weight gain tho), bloating, stomach tightness, constipation, stomach gurgling, and abd twitch?
Fast Food Diet: These symptoms are expected when someone eats too much unhealthy fast food. ...Read more
Abdominal fat: In over weight persons, excess abdominal fat can be deposited between the skin and the abdominal wall (subcutaneous), or it can be inside the abdominal wall (intra- abdominal). In either case, this is a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease, and can be improved with diet and exercise. ...Read more
Low fat foods : Low fat foods may help but not if they contain additional sugar. Losing stomach weight is difficult and unlikely without consistent aerobic exercise 4 to 5 times a week in your target zone. Exercise plus good nutrition is important, particularly focus on a plant based diet like the mediterranean diet. Best wishes. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Truly count calories, everything you put in your mouth, and cut that back to healthy normal amounts. Some advocate cutting out white bread and limiting carbs, and remember that alcohol has calories. Healthy amounts of exercise. You cannot otherwise target belly fat (without surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: Unfortunately as much as we wish for this, there is no food or magic or supplement that will lead to fat loss without the tried and now scientifically proven low calorie, low carb, high protein diets that also include good and effective cardiovascular exercise. This means no alcohol, no more carbohydrates in the diet than 25% of total calories and high protein diets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does excess belly fat cause high estrogen in men or does high estrogen cause the excess belly fat?
Fatty Foods.: Not normal to have orange oily fat in stools. Body usually absorbs 100% of fats consumed. There is something wrong, either medications like 'orlistat' or Alli, or deficiencies of enzymes are causing this. Sometimes a parasitic infection can cause this. See your doctor about it. ...Read more
See below: While there is no food that reduces tummy fat, if you want to lose weight, cut out fast food, fried foods, foods high in sugar, foods containing white flour and eat lots of green and brightly colored vegetables, beans, lean protein sources like lean chicken, more fish and you will likely lose that belly fat. See dr. Joel furhman's book eat to live for more guidance. ...Read more
Well.... There's no : Such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Yes: If you have belly fat, you have two choices. The first is running toward a negative caloric balance. The body fights this. The second, but your fat is on your middle and torso, is a low carb diet. There is now no scientific argument that can be marsalled against this. And exercise vigorously. You cannot lose fat locally, but you cantone up! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Never heard this for: Peko tea. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be ab ; leg 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, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
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