For most women, being pregnant and having a baby is one of the greatest blessings in her life. Sure, there are many (many, many) challenges and struggles, but the entire experience, and of course, the baby, are miracles from God.
The mommy pooch, on the other hand, does not feel like a miracle. It's tough. Sometimes women still look pregnant years after they've had children, never feel completely fit and lean, and struggle with a lack of results despite dieting and exercise. But there's hope: Keto Zone can help you get rid of mommy pooch.
Why Mommy Pooch Happens
You know the story. For about 40 weeks, a baby grows inside and all your midsection seems to get rearranged. Part of the deal is that you must eat enough to nourish yourself and your growing baby, and part of it is that your body automatically stores fat (needed for pregnancy and breastfeeding).
Once you deliver your baby, much of your body rebounds. But, a mom's midsection is not so accommodating. Typically, it continues to "pooch out" and carry extra fat.
And, it is so stubborn.
What's more, a mom's abdominal muscles may weaken and separate during pregnancy, as she gains centimeters outward each month. This, combined with extra fat accumulation equals the famed mommy pooch.
Why Get Rid of Mommy Pooch
While many women simply don't like how it looks, mommy pooch goes beyond vanity. Abdominal fat is a dangerous type of fat storage.
In fact, studies show a significant link between lower belly fat and diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and heart attacks (1). What's more, there is now evidence that belly fat also increases your risk of cancer and brain diseases.
Unfortunately, many eating plans simply can't budge the belly fat. Even if using a low-calorie, high-carbohydrate diet, you may find that you lose fat everywhere but your belly.
This is why the Keto diet is so amazing. It targets belly fat so you can finally get rid of belly fat. Here's how:
3 Easy Ways to Get Rid of the Mommy Pooch
1. Omits Most of the Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates, and especially refined sugars and starches, are part of the myriad of culprits in mommy pooch. In fact, their fructose sugar causes the formation and accumulation of visceral fat (a type of fat that lines your organs in your mid-section) (2) and causes mommy pooch. What's more, visceral fat is also associated with increased risk of disease and type II diabetes (3).
All carbohydrates, whether whole-grain or refined, promote fat gain (4). Until you remove most of the carbohydrates from your diet, you will likely struggle with belly fat.
2. Add a Lot of Healthy Fat
If you grew up in the 80s or 90s, you were likely taught that fat was bad. You were taught that dietary fat actually caused fat gain and many diseases.
Unfortunately, this was incorrect teaching. Recent studies have found that eating a low-carb, high-fat diet is the most effective way to lose weight, body fat (5), and improve cardiovascular, blood sugar, and inflammation numbers.
In fact, when you replace most of your carbohydrates with healthy fats, you will feel fuller, more satisfied, lose weight, and get rid of your mommy pooch!
One of the best fats it adds is medium-chain triglycerides. These special fats are great for entering the Keto zone, improving energy and mental clarity and losing fat.
3. Try Intermittent Fasting
Intermittent fasting (IF) is a vital part of the Keto diet for many. And, it's much easier than it sounds. It simply means abstaining from foods for about 15-18 hours per 24-hour day (you use overnight as part of your fast).
And, you can actually consume many drinks, like tea, coffee, or water while intermittent fasting, and it works very well for busy moms-on-the-go.
Studies show that IF reduces body fat and does not cause muscle loss (6, 7). It also promotes whole-body health, may reduce risk of cancer, and more!
In fact, when you use liquids that are extremely low in carbohydrates, your body continues to mimic fasting. So, you don't have to "starve" yourself to use Keto Intermittent Fasting, and you'll actually feel more energetic and healthy than you think!
You may be at the end of your rope trying to get rid of mommy pooch. But don't despair. The Keto diet is absolutely effective at reducing abdominal fat, improving energy and health, and increasing mental clarity and focus. Get starting, and start shrinking mommy pooch, today.
Written by Kyle Colbert for The Healthy Moms Magazine and legally licensed through the Matcha publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to email@example.com.