How can I reduce my stomach fat?

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asked Jan 18, 2023 in Weight Loss/Dieting by anonymous
How can I reduce my stomach fat?

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answered Jan 18, 2023 by Timweaver (2,910 points)
Some things you can do to reduce and lose stomach fat include eating healthy low calorie foods such as salads, spinach, broccoli, fruits and other vegetables and also by eating lean sources of protein and low fat dairy products.

Drink non sugary beverages, keep your portion sizes on food in check and do physical activity daily such as walking, jogging, cycling, sit ups etc.

When walking you burn up to 100 calories per mile walked so if you walked 1/2 mile you'd burn 50 calories and when walking 1 mile you would burn off 100 calories.

When walking a mile you burn up to 100 calories per mile walked.

So if you need to burn 1,000 calories then you should walk 10 miles.

If you need to burn 2,000 calories then you would need to walk 20 miles.

A person doing nothing burns up to 1,800 calories.

Every time we do nothing we burn at least 1,800 calories so as long as we don't increase our calorie intake then we can lose weight by doing nothing as well.

The lettuce that is best for weight loss is Romaine Lettuce.

Other leafy greens that are best for weight loss are spinach, kale, chard and collard greens.

The pressure points for weight loss are the upper lip, ear point, inner elbow and the thumb point.

You can also have weight loss surgery which helps you lose weight faster.

The safest weight loss surgery is gastric band weight loss surgery also known as gastric banding.

Long-term, sleeve gastrectomy carries less risk of death and complications than gastric bypass, but patients were more likely to need follow-up surgery.

You will know if you qualify for weight loss surgery if you meet the following requirements.

You will qualify for weight loss surgery if you meet the following requirements.

For weight loss surgery you must have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher, or have a BMI between 35 and 40 and an obesity-related condition, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure or severe sleep apnea.

To get weight loss surgery on the NHS you have to meet certain requirements and must have a very high BMI and/or obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.

If you are put on the waiting list for surgery at your Tier 4 multidsciplinary clinic appointment, the waiting time is about 3-7 months until your surgery.

Gastric bypass can be reversed but having a gastric bypass reversed is risky.

Most surgeons will reverse a bariatric surgery only if the patient experiences significant complications.

These might include infection, a hernia along the original incision, or a leaky stomach that, having been punctured during surgery, spills digestive acid into the abdomen or the intestine.

After gastric sleeve you should lose between 8 to 16 lbs of weight per month.

After having gastric sleeve weight loss surgery most people will lose between 2-4 lbs (0.9-1.8kg) every week for about 6-12 months.

This in turn results in a monthly weight loss of about 8 to 16 pounds.

More weight is lost in the first month than in any other month, mostly due to the way eating is structured in that month.

A gastric band costs between $9,000.00 to as much as $18,000.00 and it can vary based on various factors including insurance coverage and geographic location as well as the patients health.

Recovery time for gastric sleeve is between 6 to 8 weeks.

After the gastric sleeve surgery it takes about 2-3 weeks for the incisions to heal and 6-8 weeks for the stomach staple line to heal.

Then after one month since the gastric sleeve surgery, most people can begin a normal exercise routine and are well on the way to being fully recovered.

Foods you can eat after gastric bypass weight loss surgery are foods such as ground lean meat or poultry · Flaked fish · Eggs · Cottage cheese · Cooked or dried cereal · Rice · Canned or soft fresh fruit, without seeds or skin.

Foods that you cannot and should not eat or at least avoid for awhile after bariatric surgery include.

Carbonated drinks.
Raw vegetables.
Cooked fibrous vegetables, such as celery, broccoli, corn or cabbage.
Tough meats or meats with gristle.
Red meat.
Fried foods.
Highly seasoned or spicy foods.

About 4 months after surgery, you may be able to resume eating normally.

However, portion control is still important.

Make sure your diet consists mostly of fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and healthy carbohydrates.

Avoid unhealthy foods that are high in fat, carbohydrates, and calories.

Bariatric surgery is somewhat painful and you may feel some pain at the incision site and pain as a result of how your body was positioned during the surgery.

Gastric sleeve surgery is painful and after the gastric sleeve surgery you will almost always experience some pain.

For those who have gastric sleeve surgery most of them report pain in the range of 5/10 with some people's pain getting up to a 7/10.

Your doctor should have give you instructions regarding pain with the gastric sleeve surgery.

If the pain is unbearable or not what your surgeon told you to expect, you should let your surgeon know.

You can sometimes gain weight after gastric sleeve surgery.

You might have gained weight after gastric bypass surgery because of changes in your stomach and intestine that allow you to eat more and absorb more calories.

After gastric bypass surgery the amount of weight you will lose is between 1 to 2 lbs of weight per week or around 25 lbs to 50 lbs in 6 weeks.

The most successful weight loss surgery is gastric bypass weight loss surgery.

The Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy weight loss surgery is the most widely used, and safest, in the bariatric world.

As with any major surgery, gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries pose potential health risks, both in the short term and long term.

The cost of weight loss surgery ranges from $14,000.00 to $24,000.00 depending on how much weight loss you want to achieve and what type of weight loss surgery you want performed.

Gastric Bypass weight loss surgery is one of the cheapest types of weight loss surgeries.

Gastric bypass is tied for the lowest-cost procedure if you have insurance that covers bariatric surgery.

Without insurance, it has the 6th lowest average total cost.

Weight Loss surgery is worth the risk and worth it.

Weight Loss surgery is pretty safe as long as your overall health is good.

If you want to quickly lose weight then weight loss surgery is the best option if you can afford it.

The average cost of weight loss surgery is between $14,000.00 to $23,000.00 depending on the type of weight loss surgery you have.

Weight loss surgery is paid out of pocket though unless the weight loss surgery is needed for medical issues.

Weight loss surgery has some risks but the risks of weight loss surgery are pretty low and only around 1 percent of people do die from weight loss surgery so that's a very small percentage.

The weight loss surgery does help you be healthy after you lose the weight as well.

The risks are very low so I would say that in my opinion that it's worth it to have weight loss surgery if you need to lose weight fast.

Yes gastric bypass surgery is considered to be major surgery.

Weight loss surgery and gastric bypass weight loss surgery can help you lose weight which prevents heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, diabetes etc.

But the gastric bypass surgery does come with some risks which your doctor should let you know about.

Death can occur after gastric bypass surgery but it's very rare and only around 1 percent of patients die after having gastric bypass surgery.

Yes you can sometimes gain weight back after gastric bypass surgery.

However only around 40 to 50 percent of gastric bypass surgery patients gain weight back and usually it's just a small amount of weight that they gain back.

Most people who do have gastric bypass surgery for weight loss keep the weight off without any issues.

So it can be worth the cost to have gastric bypass if you have the money to do so.
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answered Jul 28, 2023 by Micle (870 points)

To reduce stomach/belly fat, you need a combination of a healthy diet, regular exercise, and targeted treatments can be effective. Little changes like focusing on consuming a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains while limiting processed foods and sugary beverages can help gradually. You may engage in regular aerobic exercises like walking, running, or swimming, and incorporate strength training to build muscle and boost metabolism.

For quick relief, CoolSculpting treatment stands out as an excellent option for targeted fat reduction. It is a non-invasive, FDA-approved procedure that freezes and eliminates stubborn fat cells from the body. During the treatment, controlled cooling is applied to the targeted area, which triggers fat cell destruction without damaging surrounding tissues.

Over the following weeks, the body naturally gets rid of dead fat cells, which leads to a slimmer and more contoured belly. This technology is a safe, convenient, and effective alternative to surgery, providing noticeable and long-lasting results for individuals who seek to reduce their stomach/belly fat without significant downtime. For this treatment, you should always consult with a qualified medical professional to determine the most suitable approach for your specific needs and health condition.

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