Some cases of gynecomastia can be successfully resolved with a strict diet and exercise regimen. Men who are overweight often develop fatty deposits in the breast area as part of the condition, called “pectoral fat.” Lowering your BMI can reduce the quantity of fat on the upper chest.
You may not be aware that certain parts of your diet could be increasing estrogen in your body, contributing to the growth of breast tissue. Many foods are rich in estrogen, including:
Beyond the foods you consume (most of which are considered healthy choices), many medications can affect hormone levels in a man. It is important, when planning a diet and exercise plan to reduce excess breast fat, that your doctor reviews the medications you currently take – along with any herbal supplements, many of which can increase estrogen.
Many foods boost testosterone and can be helpful in reducing excess breast fat in men. Some of the foods in this category include:
A high intake of sugar can wreak havoc on the body system. Excessive sugar intake can affect testosterone levels. The release of insulin into the body system reduces testosterone and increases estrogen. It is important to limit the amount of sugar in your diet – and be aware that sugar is usually an ingredient in many processed foods and fast foods. The right diet, with limited sugar and avoiding estrogen-rich foods can be helpful in reducing breast fat in men.
It is a sad fact that diet and exercise may not resolve excessive breast tissue in men. The entire body may now be trim and fit, with the breasts still holding on to excess fat. This depressing situation can be resolved with a fast, effective, and safe liposuction procedure that gently removes the excess fat, sculpting the upper body. If you have already committed to diet and exercise and still see fatty breasts, we urge you to connect with us, and resolve this embarrassing condition.
The body has a limited number of fat cells. These cells store fat and shrink and expand as you lose and gain weight. To reduce chest fat requires reducing your overall BMI (body mass index). Unfortunately, excess fat on the breast zone could be difficult to shrink. It is often the last to arrive, and the last to go. It takes commitment to reducing your BMI to make a significant difference in breast tissue. Some exercise programs that could be effective include:
An all-around exercise regime that burns calories can produce good results. Activities such as biking, hiking, running, and targeted exercises such as bench presses build muscle, which can reduce the appearance of fatty deposits. If you have already worked hard to get your body trim and fit, and are still left with excessive breast tissue, it can be removed with advanced liposuction, so you gain all the benefits of your hard work.
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