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Steps to Help Maintain the Belly-Fat-Fighting Lifestyle

Take stock of your habits.

Some of your behaviors and habits can be damaging to your belly, so identify the biggest areas of your current diet and daily routine that need some work. No matter how healthfully you currently eat, you can always improve something.

The biggest contributors to belly fat are consuming refined carbohydrates, unhealthy saturated and trans fats, simple sugars, and excessive sodium. In addition, lifestyle factors like inadequate sleep, excessive stress, and limited physical activity can also pack on the pounds and expand your waistline.

After compiling it, examine the record that you kept. Are you consuming a large amount of fruits and vegetables? Out of the grains you’re eating, are they mostly whole grain or are many refined?

What type of fats are you consuming? Are they the healthy plant-based fats or the unhealthy saturated and trans fats? Are you inactive? Is your stress level high? After you start realizing your bad habits, you can begin trying to change them.

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