The expert continued: “It’s called ‘beer belly’ for a reason and cutting down on alcohol will help you tackle abdominal weight gain, as well as having health benefits. Know your units and track how much you’re drinking by writing it down or recording it in an app.
“You might be surprised to learn just how much you’re drinking in a typical week. Better still, take a break from alcohol altogether.”
“Studies show that elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol cause increased fat storage around the middle, so work on reducing your stress,” Kim said.
“A 10 minute daily meditation practice and deep breathing when you’re feeling stressed are a good place to start.”