Surprising Habits That Melt Your Visceral Fat

Why Visceral Fat is Unhealthy

one of Northwell Health's 21 hospitals in New York says, "Visceral fat, the fat that is intra abdominal and surrounding your internal organs, as opposed to subcutaneous fat

How to Tell If You Have Visceral Fat

Lisa Richards, a nutritionist and author of the Candida Diet explains, "The best approach to determining if you have visceral fat is to measure your waist.

What Causes Visceral Fat?

Essentially when there is an excess of lipid that can no longer be stored by the subcutaneous fat cells, this will then get shunted to storage in the visceral compartment.

Strength Training

 The Perfect Workout, "Strength training reverses the age-related loss of muscle and the slowing of metabolism. Resting metabolism actually increases for up to 72 hours following a strength training workout

Cut Out Soda

Diet sodas are almost always made with artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners have been a controversial food product for years. The primary concerns have been whether their calorie reduction in our foods is worth the potential side effects.

Count Calories

When people lose weight, visceral fat is included. Therefore, the most effective ways to lose weight are usually effective ways to lose visceral fat

Stop Eating Processed Carbs

Decrease intake of highly processed carbohydrates, and especially fructose," also helps melt away visceral fat, Dr. Folek says. "Fructose has been purported to be an independent risk factor for causing inflammation resulting in cortisol