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Abdominal Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Abdominal Fat.

Gallstones Linked to Gut Circumference

Anyone who has experienced gallstones is familiar with the accompanying pain and discomfort. Gallstones are crystallized clumps of cholesterol that form in the gallbladder. After eating, one usually experiences symptoms such as indigestion, bloating...  Read more

The SparkDiet: Mediterranean Style!

Juicy tomatoes growing under the Tuscan sun, oranges that burst with life, the steamy warmth of fresh-baked breads—there are several mouth-watering reasons to treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Mediterranean. The food is magnificent! ...  Read more

No More Exercise Excuses!

We begin a new fitness routine with the best of intentions—telling ourselves that we’ll hit the gym three times a week—but actually accomplishing what we set out to do can be harder than expected. Combining a busy work week with oth...  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

I just posted a blog about fat shaming vs thin sha
Updated 10/4/2015 9:22:05 PM

I just posted a blog about fat shaming vs thin shaming. it's a link to am article but it's an interesting read and kind of put things in a sort of perspective of my feelings and differences on it....  Read more

I lost two lbs in 6 wks, but that blob of fat that
Updated 10/4/2015 6:41:38 AM

I lost two lbs in 6 wks, but that blob of fat that had started sliding south down the front of my leg tightened back up into a dimple. I'm running 30 mi wks again, and I'm happy. The last 10lbs will just have to try to keep up. Thank you, SP....  Read more

recipes for low fat/low calorie soups or chilis?
Updated 10/4/2015 6:59:35 AM

recipes for low fat/low calorie soups or chilis?...  Read more

what are some good ways to lose belly fat. especi
Updated 10/3/2015 7:24:13 PM

what are some good ways to lose belly fat. especially around the muffin top area...  Read more

I just need to be accountable for this. I am a fat
Updated 10/2/2015 5:02:23 PM

I just need to be accountable for this. I am a fat tie. I love to eat....  Read more

More on Vitamin D For WEIGHT Loss

Researchers at the University of Minnesota conducted a study that found the participants in the study who had higher initial levels of Vitamin D. lost more weight than those who began with a lower Vitamin D level. It also showed that more abdominal...  Read more

Reduce Abdominal Fat

According to an article in Nutrition & Metabolism they say a that four-year study concluded people on a high-protein, low-carb diet had an average decrease in A1C of 1.2% (from 8% to 6.8%) Journal of Nutrition, found that even moderate increases in p...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not...  Read more

New Study Uncovers a Surprising Health Risk for Pear-Shaped Women

You're probably familiar with the terms "apple" and "pear" when they apply to body shapes. People who are apple shaped tend to carry their extra weight in the abdomen region, but usually have relatively slim arms and legs. Men tend to be apple shaped...  Read more

Belly Abdominal Fat (intra-abominal, visceral fat)

Been looking up articles on Belly/Abdominal fat (intra-abominal, visceral fat) 387 - just thought I'd post the links here so I can reference back to them over time. Perhaps not all article have the complete picture, but I'm trying to read reputable...  Read more

~ Abdominal fat: questions, answers, solutions... ~

... Here is a question that I saw on the web and and wanted to share with you... Abs are a problem area for me. QUESTION: I work out 5 days a week an hour a day. An I am having trouble loosing my stomach fat, should I increase my carb i...  Read more