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Belly fat in women

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Dr. David Boyd is helping his female patients keep off belly fat.

Research indicates that belly fat increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain cancers and even premature death.

Your weight is largely determined by how you balance the calories you eat, with the energy you burn.

Eat a healthy diet. Emphasize plant-based foods, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Choose lean sources of protein and low-fat dairy products for your meals along with keeping your portion sizes in check. Also, include physical activity in your daily routine.

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