4 Ways To (Finally) Kiss Belly Fat Goodbye

3. Sleep: Getting the right amount of shut eye helps. In one study, people who got six to seven hours of sleep per night gained less visceral fat over 5 years compared to those who slept five or fewer hours per night or eight or more hours per night. Sleep may not have been the only thing that mattered — but it was part of the picture.

4. Stress: It’s unavoidable, but what you do with your stress matters. Stress can add unwanted fat around the entire body, including your stomach. Keeping your metabolism running high is the cure. Don’t let stress get you down–instead, you get ahead of stress! If you are approaching or in a stressful situation, use that energy to workout, cook healthy, go bike riding, boxing…something! Science has proven that exercise can knock down stress.

 

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