The Truth About Belly Fat
What you need to know -- and do.
4 Steps for Beating Belly Fat continued...
You probably already know that people tend not to make the best food choices when they're stressed. And when you've got chronic stress, that can be a problem.
Shively recommends getting social support (turn to your friends and family), meditating, and exercising as ways to handle stress. Signing up for a workshop or some counseling sessions can also help you tame your stress.
Short on time? “If you could only afford the time to do one of these things," Shively says, "exercise probably has the most immediate benefits, because it gets at both obesity and stress.”