Increased heart rate and sweating help you lose weight overall, including visceral and subcutaneous fat.
Consuming too much added sugar is associated with excess weight that’s likely to accumulate around your waist.
Your body releases cortisol when stressed. This may cause weight gain, but it also increases visceral fat.
Eating foods high in fiber like chickpeas, lentils and bananas can help you feel fuller longer.
Research shows that if you’re a heavy drinker, you may have more belly fat than social or casual drinkers.
Make sure you add protein to your meals. Options include meat, fish, eggs, dairy and beans
Carbs get a bad rap. But not all carbs are bad for you.
A good night’s sleep is vital. It can boost your immune system, improve your mood and increase productivity — among other things.
Studies show that by keeping a food diary and logging your exercise, you’re setting yourself up for success.
Dr. Creel suggests setting a cutoff time for eating, particularly at night. Some stop eating after 6 or 7 p.m. because they overeat and mindlessly eat at night.