Lisa Richards

Owner, Creator, Nutritionist at The Candida Diet
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Lisa Richards is a nutritionist and author of the Candida Diet ( has been featured on Today, US News, Women’s Health magazine, Huffington Post, Healthline, the San Francisco Chronicle, Reader’s Digest, Lifehack, Insider, and Well+Good, among others. Through her website,, she explains the benefits of a low-sugar, anti-inflammatory diet.

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  • Studies have shown that women and men with belly fat have a greater risk for heart disease. This fact is also true regardless of the individual's body mass index (BMI). Even those with a normal BMI but carry a spare tire in their midsection have a greater risk for heart attack and heart disease. This particular form of fat can be difficult to lose as it is often found in and around abdominal organs. It can also be difficult to target this area in exercise. The best approach to reducing belly fat for improved health is to take part in moderate exercise while also integrating a balanced diet low in saturated fat and refined carbohydrates.

    13 July 2022
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