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How to Get Rid of a Beer Belly?

You don’t have to completely give up hops and barley to lose a beer belly. Drinking beer in moderation along with other diet and lifestyle changes can help you lose that weight. A beer belly may be the result of some fun times, good food, and tasty suds, but it may also be making it harder to move around or fit into your clothes. In addition, extra weight may be sapping your energy and putting extra strain on your joints and heart. What causes a beer belly to form? Study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Trusted Source suggests that while drinking a lot of beer may widen your waist, the belly isn’t a unique destination for beer-related weight gain.

Despite the popular belief that beer tends to go straight to the belly, it appears the high-calorie drink actually contributes to weight gain throughout the body. Many women, for example, start to carry extra weight below the belt, rather than just above it.

Beer may also be indirectly responsible for your growing waistline. Think about what you often have with beer: Pizza, nachos, and other high-fat, high-calorie foods tend to accompany a chilled mug of lager or IPA. The light beer may not be the culprit as much as the food you’re enjoying it with.

Interestingly, drinking beer may also interfere with your body’s ability to efficiently burn fat. Best ways to reduce a beer belly:

Targeted fat loss, especially around the midsection, sounds good in theory, but it may not be the most realistic.

Exercises like crunches may help firm up muscles, but there’s mixed research about how well specific exercises can burn fat just in the belly or elsewhere.

However, a beer belly will usually shrink as you lose body weight. Losing weight is often described in simple terms: Burn more calories than you consume. To help with that, consider the following strategies. Count calories:

It can be a pain at first, but once you learn how many calories are in the foods you usually eat, you won’t have to do as much math.

To lose about 1 pound per week, the average woman should shoot for about 1,500 calories daily (down from an average of 2,000 calories). The average man should limit intake to about 2,000 calories daily (down from a typical 2,500 calories). Best ways to Camouflage a beer belly:

If you want to make your beer belly less noticeable as you make these lifestyle changes, here are a few quick tips:

  • Wear loose clothing, such as flowy blouses and button-up shirts. Tight clothes, such as muscle shirts, can accentuate the belly area.

  • Try dark colors for pants and shorts and lighter colors for shirts. This may provide a more proportioned look, since beer bellies can make legs look extra skinny. However, in general, darker clothes from top to bottom can help make any extra weight less noticeable.

  • Don’t tuck in your shirt.

  • Wear vertical stripes, if you’re going to wear stripes at all.

  • Choose tailored pants, or simply pants that flatter your lower half. This will help with your overall appearance.

  • High-rise jeans and other pants are a better choice than low-rise ones.

"Final Conclusion By Dr. Sunny Gupta" If you want to get rid of your beer belly but are worried that you’ll have to completely give up the magic of hops and barley, fear not. Beer, in moderation, can still be present in your diet. You’ll just have to make some other changes to allow that beer habit to continue.

Generally, that means less soda and calorie-dense foods and more fat-burning exercise. You may also want to try light beers and fewer of them.

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Moni Bagle
Moni Bagle
May 11, 2023


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