If your belly is zapping your body confidence, don’t despair. There’s a good chance you don’t even need to lose belly fat—you might just be bloated! And if you haven’t seen any changes in your midsection, despite doing lots of core workouts, perhaps it’s time to re-think your approach. You might just need to eat more of these flat-tummy foods.
there are plenty of foods you might not even realize will help you get that flat belly you’re chasing after.
Incorporate the following flat belly foods and menu swaps into your routine, and your clothes should fit more comfortably within just a few days.
Green tea is a powerful metabolism stimulator: Drinking it frequently can help to accelerate weight loss. Not only that, but antioxidants in green tea may inhibit the absorption of fat.
The main benefit of olive oil, and there are many, is that it lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol and raises “good” HDL cholesterol, thanks to its monounsaturated fats. Olive oil is also packed with antioxidants called phenols, which may protect artery walls from cholesterol buildup.
If you’re trying to lose weight, replace beverages such as pop, alcohol and sweetened and unsweetened fruit drinks (which are full of calories) with plain water and a slice of lemon. Not only does lemon have a lot of flavour, it also contains vitamin C.
Cinnamon can reduce blood glucose, which may stave off diabetes. Cinnamon is also a carminative, which helps prevent bloating, and it is packed with antioxidants.
Cut the calories and increase the fibre of your usual cereal by replacing it all (or half) of it with bran. And even if you’re not craving a bowl of cereal, All-Bran makes a great breakfast smoothie topper.