Tired of that annoying, unsightly belly fat? Well, I'm going to show you the 23 best flat belly foods that should definitely be a part of your diet if you want to lose belly fat quick. These foods will also help you obviously lose total body fat and build lean muscle.
First things first. You must understand that the fat around your belly area in regards to how you develop and lose this fat is different compared to the rest of your body. This would explain why you may have been losing weight, losing inches off your waistline, but still got a big tummy! Part of the reason why it is difficult to lose belly fat but yet so easy to gain it, is the fact that belly fat is very stubborn, and that around your belly area cortisol is being released and stored as fat. High cortisol levels is due to high stress.
So, in order to effectively lose belly fat, you are going to have to incorporate a good cardio plan into your workout to aide in burning fat, you're also going to have to prevent high levels of cortisol being released by implementing stress reduction techniques, and you are going to have to have a sensible diet along with eating 6 small meals a day to help in increasing your metabolism to burn off fat.
The following are the 23 best flat belly foods listed in no particular order, that you should add into your diet.
- Olive Oil
- Fish Oil
- Low Fat Cottage Cheese
- Skinless Chicken Breast (Grilled, Baked)
- Whey Protein
11. Citrus Fruits (Oranges, Limes, Lemons, Tangerines, etc.)
15. Peppers (Cayenne, Chilli)
17. Whole Grains (Oatmeal, Brown Rice, Whole Wheat Pasta, Wild Rice)
21. Yams (Or Sweet Potato - Fresh-Not Canned)
The above foods are rich in specific fat fighters such as monounsaturated fat, omega 3 fatty acid, protein, fiber, and a plethora of other key vitamins and minerals that will aide in successfully burning off unwanted belly fat and complete body fat for that matter.
Remember, eat 6 small healthy meals daily, get 7-9 hours of sleep, drink plenty of water, exercise...correctly and consistently, and have a proper diet with a strong emphasis on the foods above for not just to lose belly/body fat, but also for overall health.