Many men, women and teens find that it is very difficult to pare down stubborn belly fat when losing weight. Excessive stomach fat is not just a cosmetic concern. Doctors warn that an accumulation of fat in the abdominal region can raise the risk of many health conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and even Alzheimer's disease. This guide links to a collection of informative Bright Hub articles with descriptions of belly fat exercises, diets, fat-burning foods and other strategies that can help teens and adults to reduce stomach fat. In addition, you can find articles that debunk myths about ineffective methods to lose belly fat.