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Causes and nature of abdominal fat

Have you ever gone on a diet, run miles in every park in the city, and tried all the miracle salves, all in hopes of making the fat accumulated on your belly disappear? And in the end, did you get unsatisfactory results? If yes, you are in good company .

Many of us give up, blaming our physique. However, there is good news: with a balanced diet , constant exercise and a beauty routine with targeted cosmetics, you can achieve extremely satisfying results.

The belly or abdomen is an area of ​​interest to everyone, as the accumulation of abdominal fat is a normal consequence of extra pounds. However, sometimes the problem can also concern those with a lean constitution and, in this case, the causes of the formation of the so-called bacon can be many.

To obtain satisfactory results, the first step is to understand why we have so-called bacon

The formation of the adipose layer is linked to the activity of the adipocytes , cells which accumulate fat inside large lipid drops and which are involved in the synthesis of lipids in the parts of the body which require them. This means that belly fat can also appear on your thighs, hips, buttocks and arms. The number of adipocytes is genetic, but as adults they remain constant.

Actually, Mother Nature wasn't wrong

These cells perform a fundamental protective function for our body. In fact, they are involved in the production of energy and the regulation of body temperature. The mistake is (obviously) ours: the more fat we ingest, the more we contribute to the storage of fat in every single cell, which swells up to make our belly increase in volume!

What is important to know is that the fats we eat are not only linked to foods known to be rich in fats, such as meat, sausages or cheeses.

There is a close correlation between the formation of fat and sugar, such as the one present in biscuits, snacks or packaged baked goods, but also the one present in pasta, bread, soft drinks and so on. The more sugar we ingest, the higher the glycemic index of our blood rises and the body releases insulin , which is responsible for regulating blood sugar and also for storing fat in adipose tissue .

The bad news is that insulin 's favorite place is our belly!

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