Belly weight can be frustrating to get rid of, even with healthy eating habits and exercise. Why is this? The truth is that belly fat can be a product of more than just what you eat and how how many calories you burn. Factors such as stress, hormone imbalances, digestive issues, and poor sleep are all related to the belly area and may be blocking your efforts when it comes to a healthy midsection.
How can you trim off belly fat and keep it off? Instead of isolating the area in your mind and just thinking of it as "fat," recognize the role this area has in the body as a whole. The belly houses the digestion, part of the immune system, part of the nervous system, and a lot of circulation. Take care of the belly's health, in addition to your diet and exercise efforts, and you'll see more bang for your buck in keeping belly weight off. Here are some healthy lifestyle tips to help you do just that.