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sunnykate

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Posted: 16 Dec 2009, 08:25
does anyone have good scientific ideas about belly fat. over the last 3 or 4 years my weight has remained relatively the same but my waist has grown.
beets_yum

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Posted: 17 Dec 2009, 11:54
Women, especially as we get older, tend to store fat in the belly. If your weight has stayed the same maybe you have lost muscle tone but gained a tiny bit of fat. The scale would be the same but your body composition will have changed.
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MizzWebb

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Posted: 25 Dec 2009, 11:11
they say stress is a big factor to it.... if that is the case my waist may never change! Crying or Very sad then that makes me wonder about the old saying what is STRESSED? Why low and behold it is DESSERTS spelled backwards.... say it isn't so!Shock
bluewave

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Posted: 25 Dec 2009, 12:06
you might want to check out Jorge Cruise http://jorgecruise.com ..he's been working on this topic for about 3 years and has come up with the Belly Fat Cure. It's the plan I'm following...I'm still learning how it all works but I like it so far.
Brumhilda

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Posted: 27 Dec 2009, 06:12
You might also have gotten slightly bloated (stress,not enough water, PMS, etc). Check it for a few days in a row, not just once. Unless you have a muscular belly, your belly changes daily based on what's happening inside your body.
sarainthesky

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Posted: 10 Apr 2010, 04:49
Fibreeeeeeeeee!
minniezota

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Posted: 14 Apr 2010, 12:02
Insulin, which the body puts out to handle spikes in blood sugar, normalizes blood sugar levels by converting the sugar to fat and putting it in storage. If you are eating high glycemic foods (sugar, HFCS, refined flour products, potatoes, rice etc.) which rapidly raise your blood sugar, you may have high insulin levels and therefore higher fat storage. Unfortunately, for many of us, the first choice of storage site is our middle.
k8yk

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Posted: 14 Apr 2010, 12:16
Age reshapes our bodies. Sucks, doesn't it?

By the way, there's no such thing as spot reduction (losing weight from a specific body part) and any plan that claims to "eradicate belly fat" is scamming you. The only way to lose fat is through dieting and exercising to lose weight over all. Here's an article that might be of interest:

You can't spot reduce
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