Got Belly Fat? Try These 5 Foods to Help Burn Belly Fat
Are you tired of the stubborn belly fat? Have you tried everything and still no results?
Stubborn fat around the midsection releases chemicals that promote inflammation which has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, and strokes.
Although eating an overall diet high in antioxidants, low in saturated fats and high in Omega 3’s has been shown to decrease belly fat, Adding these 5 foods, in particular, can really get you those abs you’ve always wanted.
– It’s high Omega 3 content has been shown to help with weight loss and burning fat. These effects may be due to the satiating power of the fatty acid Omega 3. Clinical studies have linked the fatty acid in olive oil with the stimulation of a lipid messenger that helps decrease food intake. Increase your omega 3 intake by making salad dressing with olive oil, cooking with olive and taking a teaspoon of olive oil daily.
Following a Vegetarian Diet
– Swapping out meat products like chicken and beef, with a beans, legumes and tofu have been shown to help with weight loss. Add beans and legumes to soups and use tofu as a stir fry.
Consuming low fat dairy
-Low fat dairy products are high protein and have been shown to burn belly fat by reducing fat absorption and boosting lean muscle. Yogurt contains probiotics which is a beneficial bacteria to help with digestion and promote a healthy weight. Try adding yogurt parfaits made with pain Greek yogurt, low fat milk and fresh fruit to your diet.
-Whole grains are rich in fiber and magnesium which is important for fat metabolism. Researchers found, from a study published in the September 2010 issue of the ‘American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, that eating 3 servings a day of whole grains, decreased participants visceral fat significantly. Examples of whole grains include oatmeal, chia seeds, whole grain cereals and bread.
-Red peppers are high in antioxidants, beta carotene and lycopine which has been shown to block fat storage. Increasing your diet in tomatoes, tomato rich foods, carrots and red peppers is a great way to help burn belly fat.
Eating a well balanced diet, along with exercise is the key to staying healthy. But adding these 5 foods are not only beneficial to your health, but to your midsection as well.