Diet Plans

Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Including low calorie food like nuts, olive oil, tomatoes, apples etc in your diet can make you feel full and helps those extra kilos stay at bay. These foods can stave off hunger pangs and give you energy for the whole day.


Some Tips

  • Focus on high fibre foods – eating more fibre will keep you fuller between meals as well as helping you to snack less.
  • Exercise helps to dramatically reduce weight – try to move more in general.
  • De-stress – Cutting stress levels helps to eliminate fat build up in the gut, so learn some techniques to deal with stress.
  • Don’t binge or starve yourself – when you eat too little or starve yourself, the body starts to store fat instead of burning it.
  • Sugary drinks like fizzy drinks, sweet tea and fruit juices can add a lot of empty calories.
  • Cut down on salt – salt absorbs water and makes you feel bloated.

Fat Burning Foods

  • Grapefruit: The high water content of grapefruit helps to keep you hydrated.
  • Yoghurt: Yoghurt is good for digestion and can help you stay full.
  • Avocado: Avocado is rich in various important nutrients and it’s fibre content helps keep hunger at bay.
  • Cucumber: Cucumber is low in calories – one full cucumber contains about 45 calories.
  • Lean meats and fish: Tuna, salmon, chicken and turkey are full of omega-3 and as a result can prevent stress chemicals that promote fat abs.
  • Barley: Barley is high in fibre and protein, and it’s low fat content helps in reducing cravings, as well as provide the body with a steady supply of energy.
  • Pomegranates: Various studies on the health benefits of pomegranate suggest that it may help to increase metabolism and get rid of toxins from the body.
  • Cherries: Cherries contain a strong antioxidant and can accelerate the burning of belly fat.