I'm sure a lot of you have heard that "you can't spot reduce areas, you must lose weight overall". While the statement is partially true (you can't naturally pick and choose where you lose fat from) - carrying extra fat specifically around your abdomen is a key indicator of a hormonal imbalance.
It could an imbalance of estrogen, testosterone or DHEA - but two of the most common imbalances are due to chronically elevated levels of insulin and/or cortisol.
To lose excess belly fat - you can incorporate specific dietary, exercise and lifestyle techniques that can keep your insulin levels at bay and reduce high cortisol levels (both when chronically elevated, can lead to excess belly fat). New blog post up: Are your hormones causing you to hold on to extra belly fat? (Link in Bio)