Most of us notice an increase in waist size as we age even if our weight stays in a reasonable range. But, if your waist goes from simply a tad “thicker” to an overflowing “muffin top” you have a more serious issue than simply not being able to fit into your favorite jeans. Studies have consistently revealed that belly fat puts women at a much higher risk for diabetes and heart disease. But, don’t despair. The solution is fairly simple – if you are willing to make some important and lasting changes in your diet!