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7 Foods that will help you to achieve your dream flat belly

Updated on December 12, 2016

Do you have a fat belly that you want to turn into flat belly? If you carry some unwanted weight around your midsection, it can not only be embarrassing, but uncomfortable at the same time. The solution is to lose the extra weight and there are certain foods that will help you to get that flat belly you always desired for:

Fennel Seeds

Dried fennel seeds are known for their nutritional value, it contains iron, fiber, calcium and magnesium among others. Many use it as a digestive aid as well. It relaxes the gastrointestinal muscles and helps trapped gas pass to eliminate bloating. These are low on calories too, thereby helping you to manage your food intake.

Eggs

Start your day with eggs. Abundant in protein, eggs in the morning help you to eat less throughout the day. Apart from protein, it has Vitamin B12 which breaks down the fat cells. It also contains Vitamin D, absence of which in daily nutrition is known to be linked to obesity. Many consider removing the egg yolk for it being high on cholesterol; however, to obtain most of the benefits, it is recommended that you eat the whole egg.

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Whole Grains

Whole grains can help you to flatten your stomach, such as: oats, popcorns, quinoa and wheat. People eating whole grains lose more fat compared to those who don’t. Whole grains are high on fiber which keeps the insulin levels low, thereby shrinking the fat cells. Your daily intake of whole grains should be at least 3 ounces a day.

Salmon

Salmon has two of the most important fat-fighting nutrients: Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acid. Omega-3 Fatty Acids alter certain human gene expressions, thereby shifting our body to burn more fat than ever. The amount of Omega-3 Fatty Acid in Wild Salmon is 4 times more than farmed salmon, so you know now which variant to eat.

Cucumber

A cucumber is full of water and only has 45 calories. Therefore, it is helpful in both weight management and hydration. You can add it as a snack or include it in your salad.

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Greek Yogurt

Cortisol is a hormone that is known to encourage belly fat. Greek Yogurt is rich in Calcium, a nutrient that lowers the level of Cortisol in human body. Not only that, but it has twice more protein that the normal yogurt has; thereby eating it should make you satiated for a longer period of the day.

Olive Oil

Olive oil has healthful monounsaturated fats which switch on the human genes which facilitate burning of fat, thereby reducing your body weight. People with diabetes find it hard to keep a proper diet routine. Monounsaturated fats actually control the blood sugar levels thereby keeping hunger at bay and reduce accumulation of fat in our midsection. Olive oil increases satiety as well, thereby cutting down our daily calorie intake. All that being said, controlled usage of olive oil is highly recommended as a single teaspoon of the same has 120 calories in it.

So, if you want to get rid of the extra weight in your midsection, take a step forward and try to include the aforementioned items in your daily diet routine as much as possible. You should start seeing positive results in a month’s time.

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