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25 Reasons Belly Fat Is So Hard To Lose

Zero Belly Logo By Provided by Zero Belly Diet of Zero Belly | Slide 1 of 26: What is it about belly fat? Like a bad house guest, it misses the hint that it’s time to clear out. If you’ve been dealing with an unwanted spare tire, and wondering what makes it so hard to get rid of, you’re probably not alone. According to a a twelve-year CDC study published in 2014, the percentage of Americans with abdominal obesity increased from 46 to 54 percent over that period of time, even though overall BMI stayed relatively constant. The likely reason, according to those researchers? We’re losing muscle and getting flabbier, but because muscle weighs more than fat, our overall weight stays roughly even. Unfortunately, that doesn’t spare us from the health risks associated with a wider midsection.Worse yet, belly fat can cause a whole range of serious health concerns, including high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, colorectal cancer, diabetes, and even premature death. If you’re ready to whittle your middle and take control of your health, you’ll want to know what you’re up against. Here are the 25 Reasons Belly Fat Is So Hard To Lose! And, when you're ready to tackle your tummy and get moving, check out 40 Exciting Ways To Get More Active!

Belly fat is one of the hardest problem areas to tackle.

What is it about belly fat? Like a bad house guest, it misses the hint that it’s time to clear out.

If you’ve been dealing with an unwanted spare tire, and wondering what makes it so hard to get rid of, you’re probably not alone. According to a a twelve-year CDC study published in 2014, the percentage of Americans with abdominal obesity increased from 46 to 54 percent over that period of time, even though overall BMI stayed relatively constant.

The likely reason, according to those researchers? We’re losing muscle and getting flabbier, but because muscle weighs more than fat, our overall weight stays roughly even. Unfortunately, that doesn’t spare us from the health risks associated with a wider midsection.

Worse yet, belly fat can cause a whole range of serious health concerns, including high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, colorectal cancer, diabetes, and even premature death. If you’re ready to whittle your middle and take control of your health, you’ll want to know what you’re up against. Here are the 25 Reasons Belly Fat Is So Hard To Lose! And, when you're ready to tackle your tummy and get moving, check out 40 Exciting Ways To Get More Active!

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