What Causes Belly Fat?
If you think Santa’s big belly fat is adorable, you
might be digging your own grave even before
Christmas arrives. Some are not aware about the
health complications caused by this fat that covers
the area around your hips, abdomen and waist.
An apple shaped people have fats that surround
organs and these fats are termed visceral fats.
Visceral fats are dangerous disease-causing fats
that could increase your blood sugar, cause
inflammations and produce chemical as well as
hormones that will lead to disease like heart
disease, cancer and diabetes.
Pear shaped people have their majority of fats
stored at their lower body part (usually stored
mostly at hips) and susceptible to experience eating
disorder. The fats are also called subcutaneous fat.
They are more prone to osteoporosis but pear-shaped
females especially, run lower risks of getting
cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and pregnancy
Although majority of people view that formation of
fat on tummy areas is due to the overeating habits,
but there are lot of other factors that lead to
tummy fat accumulation.
Stress is one of the causes of tummy fat if you have
habit of eating when you are in stress. Stress
causes the body to release cortisol, which causes
the liver to release excess sugar to our body. When
sugar released, hunger will be triggered and that
particular person will be very hungry and tend to
eat a lot.
If your mom is pear-shaped, most likely you are the
same (and maybe your mom’s mom too). This goes to
say that fat distribution around your body is partly
On the other hand, a slower metabolism is another
factor that causes belly fat. Metabolic rate
accounts to burning of fat. As we getting older the
metabolic rate will be slower. Thus fat tend to
accumulate at some body parts especially at your
Taking supper is bad. You do not have the chance to
burn off much your fats (calories) you had consumed
due to your night-eating. Those who must have night
snacks, op for healthier ones such habit can consume
banana or almonds to reduce their hunger.
Most of us aware that we have to watch out our diet,
coupled with regular exercise to help us in the
effort to flatten our tummy, but we not really know
the proper foods and proper technique of exercise
that has be used to trim the tummy.
The next article “say goodbye for your fat tummy”
would clear all your doubts about proper diets and
exercise should be practices for flatten your tummy