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04 July 2011

Eat more fibre to trim belly fat

Increasing daily soluble fiber intake may help you lose dangerous visceral fat, which produces hormones and other substances linked to a host of chronic diseases.

Increasing daily soluble fibre intake may help you lose dangerous visceral fat, which produces hormones and other substances linked to a host of chronic diseases, according to a new study.

 We know that a higher rate of visceral fat is associated with high blood pressure, diabetes and fatty liver disease," said the study's lead researcher, Dr Kristen Hairston, assistant professor of internal medicine at Wake Forest Baptist . "Our study found that making a few simple changes can have a big health impact."

 
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