5 Small Changes That Will Banish Belly Fat

Faith Xue

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store fat is your midsection: That stubborn section of fat carries a strong risk factor for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and more—all things serious enough to make us take pause before our next Seamless order. In order to truly burn the fat, you’ll need to squeeze in some quality cardio time at the gym (and if you hate cardio, this low-impact workout is a good alternative).

However, there are other ways you can jumpstart the process—namely your diet. We asked two health professionals—Alexandra Samit, Be Well health coach at Dr. Lipman’s Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, and Nicole Granato, a women’s health specialist—for the simple things we can be doing now to keep the annoying fat away from our midsections. 

Keep scrolling to see what they said!

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