Foods that get rid belly fat

Do you wanna get a flat belly by consuming the right foods?

Visceral fat is stored in the abdominal cavity close to organs such as liver, intestines and pancreas. Too much fat around these organs can affect their proper functioning increasing risk to chronic diseases.

Exercising is crucial in getting your body snatched but, many people just want to ditch it, if not, avoiding it completely. In this article, I talk about home remedies and foods that you can consume to get rid of belly fat. Nothing too difficult to get nor can break your budget. I have also included a special recipe at the bottom to get you started.

These are common foods almost anyone, anywhere can easily get and afford them.

Whole grains – Oats, whole wheat, millet, brown rice, barley, etc are great sources of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Consuming these foods will promote weight loss as their high insoluble fiber content will aid digestion preventing bloating, constipation and allowing an easy movement of foods through the digestive track.

Fresh leafy green – Leafy greens such as lettuce, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, moringa leaves, etc are good sources of carbohydrates and fiber. They are also very low on calories. They are rich in potassium – very good in preventing bloating.

Eggs – eggs are super foods, very rich in proteins, multivitamins and other nutrients. Research has proven that a high protein diet is very good for weight loss including getting rid of belly fat.

Yogurt – Made out of milk which alone can sustain young animals, yogurt especially low fat yogurt is very good for overall well-being. Rich in calcium and probiotics, yogurt also contains many nutrients the body requires. The calcium in yogurt helps the body burn more fat while the probiotics keep the gut healthy.

Citrus fruits – Citrus fruit are popular for their high content of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps in boosting the immune system keeping you healthy while you are on your fitness journey. Citrus fruit are also rich in citric acid which can boost metabolism helping you to burn more fat. Like leafy greens, citrus are also rich in potassium to help with bloating.

Berries – Berries are a good source of fiber and antioxidants. The fiber is good for digestion reducing bloating so that your belly does not get plumped up by too much gas in your belly.

Tea and other drinks

Green tea – Second to water, isn’t green tea the world most recommended as the healthiest beverage? Green tea is popular for its high antioxidants content. It contains an antioxidant type which once realized in the blood stream can increase metabolism. Green tea also has caffeine which can also increase metabolism.

Ginger tea – Also popularly recommended for its various health benefits. Ginger boosts digestion and it also contains chemical compounds and antioxidants.

Cranberry juice – if you have suffered from urinary track infections which most women are likely to have been, you have probably heard of cranberry juice. Cranberry juice is popular for preventing UTI. Apart from that, cranberry also contains antioxidants helpful for metabolism.

Coffee – Coffee is laxative – it boosts digestion preventing indigestion and bloating. In addition, the caffeine in coffee can enhance metabolism.

Water – if there are super foods, there can also be super drinks/beverage, right? I think water is a super beverage and probably, the world best recommended beverage. Its health benefits are endless and undoubted. I also think that most diseases in the world today could be prevented if people could just drink clean water enoughto satisfy the body’s water needs.

Herbs and spices

Cinnamon – Although cinnamon is not going to make a huge contribution to your weight loss, it is a good addition to your foods. Cinnamon has a high fiber content useful for digestion. Apart from contributing to weight loss, cinnamon has many health benefits that can contributes positively to your overall health while losing weight.

Cayenne pepper – Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which can increase metabolism resulting in more fat burned.

Garlic – Like cinnamon, garlic has many health benefits and has been used for centuries. It is an energy booster, food suppressant, detoxifying agent making it prefect for burning fat.

Special recipe to get you started

  • One cup water
  • One tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • One tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Half a teaspoon cinnamon
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Mix all the ingredients and drink daily.

The BEST tip about foods that get rid belly fat

Whole grains, fresh leafy greens, eggs, yogurt, citrus fruits, berries, ginger tea, cranberry juice, coffee, water, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and garlic are foods that can help you keep your belly fat in check. However, the best tip you can learn about losing belly fat/weight is to eat all foods in moderation. The same applies to these foods,

Too much of a good food will also result in fat accumulation. Most people when they hear that a certain type of food is good for weight loss, they go all out and stock their houses with such a food. Every food the body get in excess, it will store as fat. Besides that, some foods such as spices and herbs may became toxic when consumed in high quantity.

I am sure, there are many other foods and home remedies out there that can make it to this list. Do share them with me in the comment section below.

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