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What are good ways to lose abdominal fat and stomach fat in 3 days?

What are good ways to lose abdominal fat and stomach fat in 3 days?

Abdominal fat: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

Dr. James Chappell
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Abdominal Obesity (Definition)

Abdominal obesity is also known as central obesity or central adiposity. It occurs when there is excess fat around the abdomen/ abdominal organs and has been ...Read more


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Is there any food that goes directly to belly fat? What are some foods that can help get rid of belly fat?

Central obesity: Central or abdominal obesity is often due to the accumulation of viceral fat tissue in addition to subcutaneus fat and can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, Insulin resistance and diabetes. You need to exercise regularly, eating low glycemic, high fiber foods, cutting bad fat (saturated and trans) and consuming the same or fewer calories than you are burning. ...Read more

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What foods strictly get rid of belly fat and or body fat?

What foods strictly get rid of belly fat and or  body fat?

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 more

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What type of diet is low on fats and carbs but rich in proteins. I want to loose fat near the belly region. ?

What type of diet is low on fats and carbs but rich in proteins. I want to loose fat near the belly region. ?

Many: The adkins diet, southbeach diet, paleo diet just to name a few. It is important to be certain to meet all of your nutritional needs however and these diets can make that difficult. Long term weight loss is more likely to occur with lifestyle changes that include a balanced diet and increased exercise. ...Read more

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M South Indian.Body Fat & Belly Fat related?If a male/female has body fat surely they will have big fat belly or a lean person can also have big belly

M South Indian.Body Fat & Belly Fat related?If a male/female has body fat surely they will have big fat belly or a lean person can also have big belly

Estrogen affect: Body fat and belly fat can be related in people who are obese.But even lean people can have belly fat or big belly which is not related to obesity but due to aramatisation of Testosterone which gets converted to estrogen in men and causes big belly and often brest enlargement . And in women due to excess estrogen ...Read more

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What are the best foods for getting rid of belly fat. Also if i eat fruit will it cause belly fat because of the natural sugar?

Calories are key: All fat is essentially providing the same purpose -- insulation, protection and energy -- so whether you want to lose abdominal, back or buttock fat, you must consume fewer calories than you need and while some foods are better for your general well being there is no food that is a fat- burner. Lose weight by eating 500 fewer calories a day than your requirements and you will lose 1 lb weekly. ...Read more

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What are the exercises for pear like body shape woman to lose fat from belly, thighs and legs?

What are the exercises for pear like body shape woman to lose fat from belly, thighs and legs?

Aerobic exercise : your body needs to be shaped. The best way for the beg fibers is to spend the calories and get into healthy activity. I would recommend fast paced walking to begin with. A fast paced 40 minutes walk everyday will get you a very good health and also will give you some shape. Eat healthy and eat right in right amount. You will be amazed and will be happy to see the results. ...Read more

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Is having belly fat in teenage girls and hair loss related?

Is having belly fat in teenage girls and hair loss related?

Check thyroid: Check with your healthcare provider who might look for other symptoms and signs. This may be suggestive of thyroid issues which can be caused by a multitude of things. ...Read more

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Is fat storage in my waist and abdominal region genetic?

Is fat storage in my waist and abdominal region genetic?

To some extent.: Truncal obesity is one of the major risk factors. There is a genetic predisposition, but just like with any case of obesity - it is a simple calory count math. If one uses more calories, then he or she consumes, the weight will reduce. ...Read more

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Can switching from eating lots of junk food to eating healthy foods can that cause stomach pains like bellybutton pain abdomen pain ?

Can switching from eating lots of junk food to eating healthy foods can that cause stomach pains like bellybutton pain abdomen pain ?

Potentially: Any sudden change in diet can cause your bowels to be upset; be careful that you are not eating too much lactose and too many fodmaps (google it); also try taking a probiotic daily (like align);. ...Read more

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What's the most effective way of losing belly fat in terms of exercise and the food you consume?

What's the most effective way of losing belly fat in terms of exercise and the food you consume?

Diet and exercise: Eat less than you burn off. It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound. Target your exercise to the belly muscles to make the fat less noticeable. ...Read more

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What causes food cravings in pregnancy?

What causes food cravings in pregnancy?

Unknown: We really don't know why some women have food cravings during pregnancy and why they may crave one thing over another. ...Read more

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Is there any foods that reduses the belly fat?

Is there any foods that reduses the belly fat?

If only that easy...: Body sculpting sounds promising (& there are gimmicks & diets that promise you their products can do this), but the only way to effectively spot-reduce unwanted tissue is to surgically remove it. The "pear" body type preferentially stores fat around the hips; "apples" store it around their waist. Lose 1 pound of fat for every 3500 calories you drop or exercise off, but you can't pick where--sorry. ...Read more

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What causes food aversions in pregnancy?

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What causes food aversions in pregnancy?

Pregnancy hormones: Two hormones, estrogen and Progesterone are quite elevated in a normal pregnancy. Both are likely responsible for the nausea and vomiting (morning sickness) experienced in the early part of pregnancy. As the pregnancy progresses, the nausea gets better but most women continue to find that even the thought of certain foods makes them feel ill. Fortunately, things go back to normal after birth. ...Read more

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Can the sugar in fruit cause belly fat like normal sugars would?

Can the sugar in fruit cause belly fat like normal sugars would?

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

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Persistent Bloating from 3 month, increased when eating dairy products,Lost 12kgs in 4month? Creatinine increase to 1.4. What is cause of weight loss?

Persistent Bloating from 3 month, increased when eating dairy products,Lost 12kgs in 4month? Creatinine increase to 1.4. What is cause of weight loss?

Dunno but...: With an unplanned weight loss of 12 kg over the course of just 4 months, that portends probably a very serious illness. Also, the high serum creatinine argues for deteriorating kidney function. You need a thorough workup to find out what is going on in your body. Do not delay! ...Read more

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Are there foods which burn belly fat?

Are there foods which burn belly fat?

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 more

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M south Indian.Is it the fat storing location or difference in gender that makes a big round fat belly more common in obese male than obese women here?

Possible but: more often related to diet ( high carbohydrates ) lack of activity and regular exercises . So change your habits eat healthy diet less carbohydrates ( rice ) be more active and go to gym regularly , pot belly will disappear ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more