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08 Jul 2005

flabby belly
I am an apple shaped lady with a big belly and big back please advice on how I can lose the excesss fat in my belly and back

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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear ChiChi
If you are overweight then you need to lose weight all round by going on a low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss' , ‘The right approach' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increasing your energy output by doing regular exercise. However if you are not overweight then you need to do targeted exercises to firm up the tummy and buttocks. Ask Fitness Doc on this Website about exercises that work on this body area or join a gym and get the instructor to work out a programme that targets the tummy and buttocks. There are also certain products that can help for these problem areas -contact Lilian Terry International at (021) 361-2606 and ask about their Cellulito Aromeopathic Complexes. This may also be a genetic tendency - are there other members in your family with the same problem? If so, it will be particularly difficult to change the appearance of only one part of your body.
Good luck
DietDoc
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