Extra weight in your midsection increases your risk of many diseases. Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, endangers vital organs by wrapping around them and becoming metabolically active, which stimulates hormones, can increase blood pressure, decrease sensitivity to insulin and cause other adverse effects.
Liz is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Flat Belly Diet that promises to banish belly fat for good.
Foods that Help Target Belly Fat
• Olive oil
• Nuts and seeds
• Dark chocolate
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