Belly fat is harmful to health and should therefore be avoided. A few tips will help you get rid of the love handles.
Fat is not bad per se. However, experts repeatedly warn against the so-called visceral fat. This accumulates in the abdominal cavity and surrounds the internal organs there. It also contains pathogenic hormones that promote insulin overproduction and can cause inflammation in the body and high blood pressure. In the worst case, there may even be a risk of a heart attack. Therefore, it makes sense not only for aesthetic reasons, but above all for health reasons, to declare war on belly fat. This allows you to lose weight on this part of the body without exercising.
Lose weight: Six tips to get rid of belly fat - without exercising
Sleep helps the body not only to regenerate, but also to lose weight on the abdomen. © Westend61/IMAGO
Losing weight can be supported in different ways: Coffee with butter, for example, can help with weight loss – it depends above all on the time of day when you drink it. Watermelons are also a real diet booster. If you specifically want to get rid of fat deposits on the abdomen, then the following four tips can be helpful, which do not require any sports at all:
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Losing weight: a balanced diet is an important factor
In general, a balanced and healthy diet is an important factor in losing weight. If you want to get rid of belly fat, then you should also avoid foods that contain sugar and processed carbohydrates. These include, for example, white bread, cornflakes, rice, pasta, sweets, sugary sweet drinks and alcohol. Instead, opt for vegetables, protein in the form of legumes such as beans and lentils, non-high-fat dairy products, lean meats, and whole grain breads and pastas.
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