Looking cute in a bathing suit isn’t the only reason to be concerned about belly fat. Packing on excess pounds around your middle raises your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. That’s especially true when your spare tire comes along with visceral fat that surrounds your heart and other organs. However, you can reduce this unhealthy fat with simple lifestyle changes. Learn how to eat and exercise for a flatter stomach and longer life.