What is Visceral Fat?

Visceral fat is the type of fat that surrounds your organs and causes inflammation. It's different from subcutaneous fat, which is the type of fat that sits just under your skin. Subcutaneous fat is relatively easy to lose; visceral fat, on the other hand, is much more difficult to get rid of. 

Why Should You Care About Visceral Fat?

Visceral fat has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. In fact, research has shown that having too much visceral fat can actually be as harmful as smoking cigarettes. That's why it's so important to get rid of visceral fat if you want to stay healthy and avoid chronic disease.

So How Do You Get Rid of Visceral Fat?

The bad news is that there's no magic bullet for getting rid of visceral fat. The good news, however, is that there are a few lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce your levels of visceral fat. Here are a few suggestions: 

Exercise Regularly: One of the best ways to get rid of visceral fat is to exercise regularly. Try to get at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week. This could include walking briskly, swimming, or biking.

Eat a Healthy Diet: Eating a healthy diet can also help reduce levels of visceral fat. focus on eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein. Avoid processed foods and sugary drinks as much as possible. 

Manage Stress Levels: Stress can actually lead to an increase in levels of visceral fat, so it's important to manage stress levels effectively. Try yoga or meditation to help keep stress levels in check. 

Get Enough Sleep: Sleep is another important factor in reducing levels of visceral fat. aim for seven to eight hours per night. 

If you're carrying around excess visceral fat, don't despair—there are things you can do about it! Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, manage stress levels effectively, and get enough sleep each night. Making these lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk for chronic disease and improve your overall health. So what are you waiting for? Get started today, join my FREE  FB Group!

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  1. very good points, an area I need to work on in my life. Thank you Carol I really have to get a better or at least consistent schedule.

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