How to Lose Belly Fat and Stretch Marks

For many losing excess belly fat can be a difficult task. It not only affects the way you look but also your overall health. Doctors warn that belly fat particular put you at a higher risk of suffering from diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Excess belly fat also makes you susceptible to stretch marks. Given below are some tips and tricks to easily lose belly fat and fade away unsightly stretch marks.

Tips to lose belly fat:

Losing belly fat requires healthy eating and exercise. Follow the steps below to make sure you are eating right foods.

Avoid saturated fats and refined sugar:

Saturated fats and refined sugar are the biggest culprits behind body fat. If you want to lose weight decrease your consumption of saturated fats and sugar, and start eating more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein. This is not only good for weight loss but also for your overall health.

Lower your caloric intake:

The best way to reduce weight is by reducing your daily calorie intake. Simplest formula for determining your daily calorie requirement is by multiplying your ideal weight in pounds by 10. For example if your ideal weight according to the BMI is 150 pounds, then your daily calorie intake should not increase 1500 calories. Make sure you eat a balanced diet while remaining within the daily caloric limit.

Follow a weekly menu:

Doing so will allow you to add a variety of healthy foods in your daily menu while staying on track. Your every mea should consist of a mix of fruits, fresh vegetables and lean protein.

Increase your water intake:

Drinking plenty of water is not only good for you skin but also for your overall health. It will help your body burn fat at a faster rate and detoxify. Furthermore, water also helps detoxify your body by removing wastes from the body and will transport essential nutrients to where they are needed. So make sure you drink at least 8 glasses of water daily.

Tips to fade away stretch marks:

There are numerous natural remedies as well as cosmetic procedures to help improve the appearance of unsightly stretch marks.

Conceal your marks:

The easiest, simplest and safest way to avoid the embarrassment caused by these purplish streaks is to conceal them using makeup products or self tanners. Normal concealer used for hiding acne scars and uneven skin pigmentation can be used to effectively hide these marks. You can also use a self tanner to dye the stretch marks and blend them with the surrounding skin. However, avoid sun tanning or tanning beds since stretch marks do not respond to these tanning tips.

Topical treatments:

Numerous natural remedies as well as over the counter creams and lotions are available to help improve the appearance of stretch marks. Cocoa butter and Shea butter are two natural moisturizers that women have been using since ancient times to improve pregnancy marks. There are numerous over the counter creams and lotions as well to fade stretch marks. Seek your dermatologist’s help to find out which ointment is best for you.

Cosmetic Procedures:

If you are seeking instant fix, you can always opt for either of Chemical Peeling, Microdermabrasion and Laser Skin Resurfacing. Fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing is the most effective and most demanded stretch marks treatment.

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