How To Lose Stubborn Abdominal Visceral Fat?
There are two types of body fats namely visceral fat and subcutaneous fat.Subcutaneous fat is mostly the layer of fat just underneath the skin and which can be pinched and touched externally. As for visceral fat, it's invisible to the eyes as it's located around our internal vital organs like the liver, abdomen and heart and can potentially be more dangerous. People with subcutaneous fat can be overweight or obese whereas visceral is a different issue. You can be skinny but still has visceral fat. We call that a "skinny fat" person. Fat has a tendency to accumulate mostly in the abdominal area and in this article am going to cover how to lose stubborn abdominal visceral fat. Burning extra calories and excess weight with diet and exercise is key to get rid of subcutaneous fat and the same principle can be applied with visceral fat but with a few changes in the approach notably exercise.DIET:What you eat, when you eat and how much you eat will make a significant difference in your quest to lose stubborn abdominal visceral fat. With your diet you should focus on eating 5 to 6 small meals a day every 2-3 hours. Whoa, 6 meals a day, you might be wondering? Well yes, 6 "smaller" meals a day is what I mean by this. You can divide these into 6 small 'fist' sized meals per day. This way you won't be over fulling yourself and also, you will feel satiated throughout most of the day also. Here's a great meal plan that you can follow in your daily life. You can start with a breakfast of 3 egg whites and 1 regular plain egg and some wholegrain cereals or some oat bran. Next for lunch, you can have a salad with not too much dressing or even better yet, light dressing with chicken/turkey breast or some fish like salmon, tuna or cod. For a midday snack, you can do a jar of low fat yoghurt.Talking about healthy nutrition, this is the resource I wholeheartedly recommend Metabolic Cooking - Triple The Taste While Torching The Fat!. Get access to 250 fat-burning recipes plus much much moreIdeal snacks: For an ideal snack you can try a graham cracker meal bar or low fat yoghurt, or even some cottage cheese which is ideal since it's not too heavy with fat and calories. In fact, low fat yoghurt or cottage cheese with blueberries, raspberries or even strawberries makes for a very tasty, low calorie snack.Then for dinner, an ideal meal would be lean steak with vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, green beans or asparagus. Also, you should not eat at least 4 hours before bedtime. This will allow your food to digest and properly assimilate throughout your body. It's because the last thing that you want is to be all clogged up right before going to bed. And by being more active after you eat would also be great since this will help your body burn calories much more quickly after you eat anything at all.When you go out for dinner, the best thing to do would be to just eat half of your meal there and then take the rest home with you in a convenient "doggy bag" that most restaurants provide for free anyways.Some additional "smart" tips for losing weight and getting rid of stubborn abdominal visceral fat:
- Skim milk instead of regular milk.
- Avoid alcohol. This has been shown to reduce testosterone and energy levels in both men and women.
- Avoid soft, calorie-laden drinks. Instead, opt for 'stevia' sweetened drinks.
- If needed, use stevia sweeteners - they are calorie free practically and tastes just like real sugar.
- Drink more water. It's always better for you anyways and helps keep you fuller throughout the day and night.