Environmental Nutrition has looked at the data to bring you the best diet strategies to fight abdominal fat. As most of us know belly fat occurs when excess calories are consumed and what isn’t burned off is deposited in the abdominal area. Unfortunately, some people are predisposed to carry more weight around the middle. Much is driven by genetics and people do tend to gain more weight in their waist with aging. The problem is carrying excess fat in the mid-section can lead to serious health issues. Fortunately, there are some scientifically sound things you can do to lose weight around your middle.