We all dream of a flat and firm stomach. That’s why we expend a lot of time and energy to achieve it. But the tragedy is that for most of us the tummy is the first place that fat goes to, and the last place that it leaves. The basic requirements are a healthy and balanced diet, regular and all-round exercise and a stress-free life.
Medical terminology for belly fat is visceral fat – fat which grows around the liver and other vital organs in the abdomen. Even if your weight is normal as a whole, you may be at a risk from various health issues if you do not get rid of your belly fat. Here are the 5 causes of belly fat:
The Alcohol Belly
Alcohol in moderation might be all right, maybe even good for your health. But consuming high quantities of alcohol can lead to a host of health problems. It is difficult to quantify ‘high’ but there are specific quantities as listed by health experts depending on the alcohol content of the drink.