If your waist circumference is too high, you can work with your doctor or take steps on your own to lose body fat and reduce the fat in your midsection to improve your health and well-being.
The first step to slimming your waist measurement is to evaluate your eating habits. Are you eating more than you need to at mealtime? Do you snack often between meals? Do you consume high-calorie soft drinks or sweetened juice beverages? Do you buy processed foods that are full of empty calories?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you'll have plenty of choices to cut calories from your diet. You may want to start by cutting portion sizes when you eat a large meal. Or if you're not sure how much to eat, use a calorie calculator to estimate your needs. Then count calories to make sure you get the right amount.