How can I get rid of my big bottom?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Two-thirds of women have this body shape, the gynaeoid, more commonly known as big bottomed. Studies show that having a big behind is not as dangerous as having belly fat and may even protect you against deadly illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, your bottom is the first place you gain weight and the toughest area to trim down because your body wants to store this fat as energy.

If you have a large bottom, your diet should be high in complex carbs and protein and low in fat. This type of diet makes it harder for your body to store unwanted fat on your behind.
 
Fat Buster: Red Clover Meal

2 Cups Red Clover Tea
Red clover tea contains isoflavones, which can help regulate estrogen that contributes to fat on your bottom.

Pasta Primavera With Chicken
Makes 1 serving.

1 tsp olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
14 oz can of chopped tomatoes
1 cup edamame
1 tsp dried oregano
1 cup cooked pasta
4 oz cooked chicken breast cut into thin strips
Dash of salt

Directions: Warm the olive oil in a pan, add the onions and cook until softened, about 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Then add the tomatoes, edamame, oregano, cooked pasta and chicken strips and cook until warmed through. Add some freshly ground pepper and a touch of salt.

Bonus Fat Buster: Firm Seats

Try this nonworkout workout that can raise your basal metabolic rate, the amount of energy your body expends at rest. By sitting on a firm seat, your butt muscles have to work against gravity to create your own cushion, which also stimulates core strength.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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