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Know your belly fat type before attempting for weight loss!


Belly fat is one of the most common signs of weight gain and sadly, something that is not easy to lose. So before embarking on your weight loss journey, it is best to understand what type of belly fat you have. You’d be surprised to know that all belly fats are different and should be approached differently.

Here are the most common types of belly fat:
Stress belly
Stress is a common thing nowadays and so is stress belly. The stress fat is mostly around the belly button and the tummy is hard to lose. If you often miss your meal, drink lots of coffee, suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, binge on unhealthy food and are under chronic stress, then your chances of getting stress belly is quite high.

How to get rid of it: Sleep deprivation and workload is one of the common reasons of stress. So, your first target should be to reduce both of them. Try meditation and other breathing exercises. Also, limit your daily coffee intake. Do not do an intense workout as it produces stress hormones in the body.

Post-pregnancy belly
The post-pregnancy belly is very common. It is mostly because the new mother does not get much time for herself or because she starts training too early. This is the worst mistake.

How to get rid of it: Let your body rest for a few months after giving birth before starting your workout routine. Include fish, nuts, vegetable oil, and olives in your diet

Bloated belly
The most common cause of bloated belly is overeating or indigestion. If your belly fat depends on your meals, it is because of these two reasons – irregular timings and eating late at night.

How to get rid of it: In order to get rid of it, you need to pay attention to your eating habits.

Menopause belly
Weight gain is a common effect of menopause. The hormonal changes lead to weight gain, which actually starts during peri-menopause, a few years before menopause. This weight gain primarily affects the abdomen.

How to get rid of this: Take care of your eating and sleep habit. Also, get involved in some light exercise routine.

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