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Top 10 Superfoods to Reduce Belly Fat

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Belly fat, also known as visceral fat that accumulates around the midsection, is a major concern for many. Not only does belly fat make your figure unattractive, it also increases your risk of high blood pressure, diabetes and fatty liver disease.

Many people try dieting to lose belly fat, but this is not the optimal solution. The ideal way to get rid of belly fat is to choose your foods wisely and do some physical exercise daily.

Knowing what to include in your diet is half the job, the other half is doing exercises daily that suit your body type. Certain foods actually help reduce stubborn belly fat and will get you well on your way to enjoying a slimmer physique.

Here are the top 10 superfoods to reduce belly fat.

foods to reduce belly fat

1. Almonds

Almonds contain a good amount of healthy fats โ€” polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. Both fats help prevent you from overeating. A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has proven that eating almonds suppresses hunger. They also help fight against heart disease.

High in magnesium, almonds are a key component for muscle building, and having more muscle will help you burn more belly fat.

In addition, the high fiber content in almonds will keep you feeling full for a longer time. Because almonds contain few calories, they will not contribute to belly fat. So, always keep roasted almonds handy and enjoy them as a snack or in salads or other dishes.

2. Watermelon

The American Dietetic Association declares watermelon as a perfect food to reduce belly fat. Watermelon contains 91 percent water and when you eat it at the beginning of a meal, it fills you up without adding a substantial amount of calories to your meal.

Plus, it keeps you feeling full longer and also helps combat water retention. This juicy fruit is also rich in vitamins B1, B6 and C, as well as potassium and magnesium. It is a great addition to a low-calorie and low-fat diet.

An interesting study done at the University of Kentucky revealed that drinking two glasses of watermelon juice every day for eight weeks reduces body weight (especially the fat around the belly) without altering muscle mass. Regular consumption of watermelon also lowers the risks associated with coronary artery plaque accumulation and heart disease.

3. Beans

Regular consumption of different types of beans helps reduce body fat, develop muscles and improve the digestion process. Beans also help you feel full for a longer time, thus keeping you from overeating.

This happens as beans are an excellent source of soluble fiber. This fiber especially targets belly fat, helping to break it down so the fat can be eliminated from the body. Plus, the protein in beans provides energy to your body. You can easily include beans in your daily meals by adding them to salads, soups or side dishes.

4. Celery

To get a flat tummy, fill your plate with green leafy vegetables like celery. Celery is extremely low in calories, full of fiber, and contains calcium and vitamin C that aid in weight loss.

You can drink half a glass of celery juice before eating your lunch or dinner to help cleanse your system. You can also add celery to salad or soup. An additional benefit of celery is that it contains apigenin, a natural compound that reduces the risk of ovarian cancer in women.

5. Cucumbers

Cucumbers are an extremely refreshing and low-calorie food. 100 grams of cucumber contains approximately 96 percent water and only about 45 calories. They are packed with minerals, dietary fibers and vitamins.

Eating a plate of cucumber salad daily is an effective and healthy way to cleanse your body of harmful toxins released by the digestive system and lose weight. As an added benefit, eating cucumbers daily can give you radiant, glowing skin because they are rich in vitamins B and C.

6. Tomatoes

One large tomato has just 33 calories. It contains a compound known as 9-oxo-ODA that helps reduce lipids in the blood, which in turn helps control belly fat. This compound also fights chronic diseases associated with obesity.

Plus, the powerful antioxidant lycopene in tomatoes offers plenty of additional health benefits like reducing wrinkles, fighting cancer and reducing cholesterol levels. Tomatoes are an excellent source of nutrients like iron and potassium and are rich in vitamins A and C. So, to enjoy a healthy body, include tomatoes (in both raw and cooked form) in your daily diet.

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111 thoughts on “Top 10 Superfoods to Reduce Belly Fat”

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  18. Dear Friends,

    Here is a tip to reduce your belly fat or body weight. I am an example.
    Previously, I used to consume rice and curries in larger quantities which subsequantly added a lot of carbohydrates to my body. Meals only thrice a day – at 9am, 1pm and 9pm. And straight away go to sleep. I used to drink water only when I was thirsty and that too roughly less than 1 liter /day. And no exercises but just walking for 30 minutes if you count it for a whole day.
    Now, I have changed, I have decided to stop what I was doing.
    –Firstly, I started drinking 3 liters of fresh water daily.
    –In addition to that I drink 1 liter milk and 3-4 cups of green tea with added lime juice, no sugar added. I will have the first cup of green tea when I wake up early morning within 5 minutes (really in empty stomach). Remaining tea during my worktime.
    –Started having food by restricting the amount of carbo intake while increase in the frequency (8am, 11am, 1pm, 5pm & 8pm) and a proper regular diet. Avoided maida products (breads, sandwiches, burgers). Even If I want to have rice, will have just a cup of rice with other vegetables. In my diet I included bananas, apples, corn. While for a change I use to have fish (a lot / not fried) and chicken (grilled) in limited quantities. Chappathis, and food that is prepared with barley, wheat, etc was selected for alternate days while on the other days, I will have idlys and dosas which are my favorites. But all these food at a very less quantities. (2 chappaties / 3 idlies / 2 dosas) got it, right?? ๐Ÿ™‚
    –Just before going to sleep at 11pm, I will have my cup of hot milk without sugar. Sugar is the villain for any food items. So select your food which is having low sugar content. I won’t have milk in the day time as I intake green tea during this time.
    –Apart from the food habits, I started walking for 2 hours daily. Since I won’t get time at home, I use to take short breaks while at work. A brisk walk for 20 mins helped me for a round. So 5 to 6 rounds will make my day. Apart from this, when ever I feel to do some exercise, for the sake of someone, I do some stretches.
    –Sleep is important. Since I was not taking food in bulk, and was tired after the daily walks, it helped me to get a sound sleep.

    That’s it. From 85 kilos to 65kilos, at the age of 33, I feel I am very healthy and active all day long. Hope my routine will help you out as it worked for me.

    Nibin Joseph

    1. joseph i like your comments but am wondering when i take alot of water i urinate so frequently untill people wonder mhhh your always running to the loo is that the case or something is wrong

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