Although a bit of body chub is necessary to keep us in good health, too much of the stuff can have the opposite effect on life expectancy and wellbeing – especially when it collects around the midsection. Not only does belly fat, or visceral fat, make it difficult to zip up your jeans, it also increases the risk for cardiovascular disease, hypertension and type 2 diabetes – even if you’re not particularly overweight.
# 1 – Don’t skip meal
Skipping a meal is never a good idea. No only does doing so increase the chance you’ll binge eat later in the day, but it also puts your body into a catabolic state, meaning it starts to break down lean muscle for energy and hoards fat – which is exactly what you don’t want when you’re trying to whittle your middle.