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5 Types Of Bellies And How To Get Rid Of Them

Many girls hesitate to put on a bikini, because their body is corrupted by a terrible thing – fat tummy. Most of us think that the best way to get a flat stomach is hundreds of exercises at the gym. However, according to experts, this is not so. Read on to find out about 5 types of bellies!

To successfully restore the figure to its original form, you need to find out the cause of the appearance of fat on the abdomen, eliminate it and bring the body back to normal. Changes in the habitual rhythm of life, eating habits and work always affect the human body (2). To get rid of fat on the stomach with a minimum of effort, determine the type of your abdomen and begin to actively act on the elimination of fat (1). There are five kinds of tummies. Let’s read about all of them and find out how it is possible to slim them:


5 Types Of Bellies: Stressed Belly

Such a stomach, as the name implies, appears due to stress. This happens because stress raises cortisol levels, and long-term elevated cortisol levels are closely associated with the risk of obesity. Most of the fat in this abdomen is in the front and in the navel area (3). To the touch, the stomach is harder than soft. You need to remove stress, to limit coffee consumption and eat more foods containing magnesium. It is sometimes difficult to avoid a stressor (for example, if you are stressed at work), but there are various practices to mitigate the situation, such as yoga and meditation. Getting enough sleep is also important for stress reduction.


5 Types Of Bellies: Hormonal Belly

If your belly feels like a cushion on each side, this means that you have a hormonal failure. In order to get rid of this belly, you need to limit low-fat food and to eat more avocados, fish, nuts and eggs. There are many hormonal changes that can lead to weight gain, from hypothyroidism to PCOS. If you suspect that you’re gaining weight due to hormones, be sure to visit your doctor – only with their help you can determine if this is the real cause.


5 Types Of Bellies: Bloated Belly

Such a stomach appears because of a bad diet or because of the intolerance of some foods, allergies. As a rule, the stomach is flat in the morning, but appears in the afternoon, because there are too many gases in the intestine and indigestion occurs. The best idea is to start exercising. You need to do more cardio exercises and to sleep better. It is also important to make adjustments to your diet. Keep a food diary to understand which foods cause bloating, exclude fizzy drinks and soda, and eat food in small portions instead of big meals.


5 Types Of Bellies: Alcohol Belly

If you drink a lot of beer, you can have such belly. You task is to limit alcohol consumption and to eat more fruit and vegetables.


5 Types Of Bellies: Mommy Belly

If you have such a tummy, then you have given birth to a child not so long ago. This may actually be a serious health condition called diastasis recti, not a cosmetic issue. Many moms experience it, and it causes other health problems like urinary and stress incontinence and digestion issues. Make sure to contact your doctor if you suspect having this issue. Add more foods containing useful fat: fish, nuts, oils and olives.

Remember that a proper diet is not everything you need. Supplement your diet with some exercise to double your results.

Alexandra Danieli

Alexandra Danieli, CHC, The Conscious Gut
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