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It is a known fact that the country's population is seriously overweight and desperately need to learn...How To Lose That Stomach Fat!. But the critical factor many people may take for granted, or fail to realize, is that stomach fat contributes to other health problems like:
raised blood pressure
high cholesterol levels
The first place to look is at the food that you eat and your eating habits with an emphasis on calories, because... your weight is determined by the amount of calories that you eat versus the amount of calories that you burn. One of the main causes of excess fat is due to your metabolism, which is the engine that burns the calories from the foods that you eat.
In humans...metabolism is related to the intake and use of food; persons with a high metabolism can eat more without gaining weight. When learning how to lose stomach fat it is valuable to understand how metabolism works. Being the main process by which your body converts food into energy, metabolism involves several biochemical actions where cells produce the substances... and energy... needed to sustain life. A part of metabolism consists of breaking down food to provide heat and energy in a process called catabolism. Another part of metabolism consists of building proteins and repairing tissue in a process called anabolism. The speed at which your body burns calories is called your metabolic rate.
The faster your metabolism, the more calories you burn and the less likely you'll be overweight. There are many different ways to increase your metabolism naturally. So how to lose stomach fat becomes much clearer now that you know you need to increase your metabolism.
Here are 3 real working options you can use to increase your metabolism:
1.) Exercise... You can increase your metabolic rate when exercising and as a result burn off those extra calories and help weight loss. Exercising to gain more muscle can help to burn more calories because of the fact that muscle burns calories more quickly than fat. One of the best ways to improve your metabolic rate, gain more muscle and help weight loss is to do more exercise like a full body workout... using a combination of aerobics and resistance training for best results. This can not only help to burn calories but also to add to the amount of muscle and allow the body to burn the calories more efficiently which can result in you losing that stomach fat. Make an effort to walk and move around a few more minutes each day. Activities such as gardening, washing your car, taking the stairs more often or even parking further away at the store are simple ways to burn more calories.
2.) Diet... Here you should not be thinking about starving yourself, but rather what type of foods are you consuming in your diet...with the emphasis on calories.Surprisingly and contrary to what appears to be basic logic, eating less can sometimes slow your diet down, or at least it can slow down the amount of weight loss. There is not a generic answer that will satisfy everyone as to how many calories is enough to help with your general weight loss or to get rid of stomach fat. Your metabolism can slow down when dieting consist of only eating less...which means you will burn less calories and keep that stomach fat. However, research shows that around 25 percent of calories in a protein-rich meal may be burnt off. But make sure you choose low-fat protein foods such as lean meat, skinless chicken and low-fat dairy products.
3.) Eat smaller portions and eat more often... This is probably one of the most effective steps you can take in learning how to lose stomach fat. The higher the metabolic rate the more calories you burn, the better the weight loss. You want to eat frequently, but the meals should be comprised of smaller portions. Natural food that can boost the metabolism are low-fat food. These types of foods have the tendency to stimulate your metabolism. Many nutritionists believe that when you eat very small amounts of calories, the body "thinks" there is not enough food available which means that the speed in which your body burns calories...(your metabolic rate)...will slow down to adjust.
Your food intake... what you eat and your eating habits are what causes you to become overweight...You became overweight because you are eating the wrong foods, with the improper amount of calories per meal, and you are not eating at the proper intervals to help increase your metabolic rate...resulting in your losing that stomach fat.
Remember, if you want something different you've got to do something different...You have to make the change. Do you want to get rid of that stomach fat for good, or do you want to keep that health risk, stay miserable and out of shape the rest of your life?What Choice Are You Going To Make?
To find out more about a natural weight loss system that can help you lose stomach fat fast without starving... click on... How To Lose That Stomach Fat!
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