There's a reason so many people lose weight on a low-carb diet, including shedding stubborn belly fat. "Those who eat high-carbohydrate diets, particularly diets high in processed, simple carbs, are prone to fat accumulation around the abdominal region," Gabby Geerts, a registered dietitian at Green Chef, told POPSUGAR. So, while you can't specifically target belly fat, reducing your carb intake may prevent you from putting on more, while bolstering your metabolism so you can lose weight and keep it off. Here, experts explain the connection and how to cut carbs effectively.
The Research Behind Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss
Despite research showing intermittent fasting is no better than a traditional diet, the eating pattern might still be an effective option for weight loss, according to Kuhn.
“Even if [intermittent fasting] is not superior over daily moderate calorie reduction, it’s not worse,” Kuhn says. “For some, it may be a very good alternati
Here are eight ways to establish long-term healthy eating habits — especially after a relapse.
Here, seven simple changes that can help you reach your wellness goals: