Obesity is an epidemic. More than ever, American adults are facing higher risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke. Obesity has profound mental and emotional side effects as well, often causing shame, social withdrawal, depression, and anxiety. Surgery is not always the answer, however. Healthy lifestyle choices are the foundation of any significant body change. Sleeping well, managing stress, and modifying diet are the fundamental elements on which body transformation is built. Once these are addressed, adults may explore non-surgical liposuction and other aesthetic procedures to help manage stubborn belly fat. Explore this infographic to learn more about the lifestyle changes and aesthetic procedures medical professionals recommend for individuals battling obesity. View the original infographic on the website of Miami dermatologist Dr. Mariano Busso at http://www.drbusso.com.