Excessive stress even affects where we tend to store fat. Higher levels of stress are linked to greater levels of abdominal fat. The classic weight gain when stress is long and hard is an apple shaped abdomen or a pear shaped abdomen. The apple shaped weight gain is where there is more fat above the waist line. The pear shaped body occurs when there is more fat below the waist line.
Chronic stress and cortisol can contribute to weight gain in the following ways:
Another big reason we see more obesity is that people are too stressed and busy to make dinner at home. They go on auto pilot and pick the convenience of fast food and drive through dining.
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