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How To Get Rid Of Your Stubborn Belly Fat


Concerned about the size of your stomach? The perpetrator might be saturated fat. A new research sheds light on the fact that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle when compared with polyunsaturated fats. This is what the researchers have to say about......

A lively comparison between the two fats

Polyunsaturated fats
Saturated fats

Gaining weight from these fats results in more muscular tissue mass and less body fat
These fats increase the fat content in the liver and abdomen, mainly the fat surrounding internal organs. It causes lower muscle mass.
These fats turn on genes that are linked to reduced storage of fat and improved sugar metabolism.
It turns certain genes which increases storage of fat in tummy regions and hamper insulin regulation


Wise to know the foods belonging to each of these fats


Polyunsaturated fats
Examples of foods
Saturated fats
Examples of foods

Vegetable oils, soybean, corn oil, safflower oil, fish such as salmon, herring, trout, mackerel and walnuts and sunflower seeds.
Regular cheese, pizza,
Dried coconut, butter, fatty beef, pork and poultry with skin, lard, cream and dairy products. Coconut and palm oil does not contain cholesterol


Time to close…..

Got the answer to your query? For a slimmer tummy relish food that belong to polyunsaturated fats. But do remember, a well balanced diet is the key to good health.

Take good care,
Swarnam

Photos by Africa and Jesada

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