Saturday, August 18, 2012

Real Age Article: 3 Ways to Lose Over 40 Belly Fat

Menopot is Dr. Oz's informative web site. The website article entitled "Lose That Over-40 Belly Fat Fast" describes 3 things women need to do to drop unwanted belly fat. The main reason the belly fat accumulates is based on fluctuating and eventually diminishing estrogen levels.

According to this article, there are 3 specific reasons for unwanted belly fat. Listed below each reason are references to address the issue:
1. Elevated blood sugar
    Solution: Reducing carbs

2. Not enough sleep
    Solution: Yoga

3. Losing muscle
    Solution: Strength training

The concepts in this article is explained in detail in Fighting Fat After Forty by Dr. Pamela Peeke.

Dr. Peeke maintains that stress is a major contributor to what she calls belly fat in women over 40 - the menopot. Clearly, stress management techniques are also required to reduce the after 40 menopot.

Here's the article link:

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