It is possible to lose the belly fat once you have fixed your routine and your diet, however, the belly fat tends to disappear after you have lost all the extra fat so, it is harder than usual. Eating the right kind of food is essential to get rid of the belly fat along with a workout routine. So, here are a few foods that you should eat along with some specific workouts to burn the belly fat.
Protein is the most important fuel for your body if you are trying to lose belly fat, and fish contains omega-3s, which helps burn fat. It is an amazing source of protein to consume if you are trying to lose weight gain muscles.
You don’t need junk or high calorie gums to get rid of boredom. If you are craving something for no reason at all, carry nuts in your pocket to kill the mindless eating. Nuts are a healthy fat a very good source of magnesium. They help you get rid of meaningless cravings for junk and keep you full.
Calcium is essential especially for women. Scientific experiments show that women who drink milk or eat yogurt every day lose the belly fat a lot faster than those who don’t. However, the calcium needs to be absorbed by the body for which women need to take in vitamin D as well. If you are allergic to lactose, then there are other ways of taking in calcium. Sardines, tofu, spinach and all the dark leafy greens are a good source of calcium.
Don’t attack on all the junkies in the cupboard for breakfast. Oatmeal contains high amount of fiber, which helps you get rid of the yearning for a doughnut. Many diet plans contain oatmeal as a wholesome, healthy and nutritious breakfast because it helps lose belly fat. Invest into a good, plane oatmeal and sweeten it with berries or bananas, or any other fruit of your own choice.
5. Protein Powder
Protein powder is not only for gym junkies. The amino acids present in protein powder helps burn fat and build muscles. The fiber and the protein keep you full of energy throughout the day. Add 2 teaspoons of protein powder to your smoothie and you are good to go.
(Note: Make a smoothie with Greek yogurt, low-fat milk and fruits. Do not add chocolate or artificial sweeteners.)
6. Olive Oil
Olive oil controls cravings and keeps you full. Substitute the normal vegetable oil with olive oil. Olive oil also contains omega-3s. So, it not only keeps you full but also helps burn fat. You may add olive oil as a dressing for salads.
Low calorie and high fiber is all you need to lose that annoying belly fat. Berries are sweet thus, kill the craving for carbs and provide you with energy for the whole day. One cup of berries contains 6 grams of calories.
Eggs contain protein and vitamin B 12 which is very important to lose weight. Experiments show that people lost weight faster than usual if the ate an egg or two daily for breakfast.
9. Whole Grains
White bread is usually made of wheat that has been stripped of all the fiber and nutrients leaving behind unhealthy carbs, which makes you fat. Whole wheat and bran bread should be eaten daily to fulfill the body’s requirement for carbohydrates. Don’t exceed 2 slices as it contains a lot of calories and fiber.
10. Peanut Butter
Now this a real treat because it is yummy and can be eaten randomly with anything at any time. Peanut butter contains niacin, which keeps the digestive tract and the body system on the right track. It prevents the bloating of belly and also burns fat around the waist and belly.
(Note: Do not eat more than 2 tbsp. of peanut butter in a day.)
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