Abdominal fat is mostly a result of what you are eating than what you aren’t. The trick is to know what it is that’s triggering the fat storage. Sometimes it can be obvious, but it can also be a result of many guts or digestive issues for many people. We can be eating the right things, but something is happening inside our gut, causing bloating, inflammation and other symptoms that exacerbate abdominal size.
I touch on the subject of digestion because it’s the one trigger for me, which cause a lot of discomfort and increases bloating and belly size. The foods which I highlight to avoid below may help you a lot. If you still experience abdominal fat, I can trust it’s an underlying factor regarding your digestion.
Let’s look at the 4 foods you should be avoided if you want to lose belly fat.
- The worst offender is sugar or sugar-sweetened drinks. You probably have a fair idea of how bad sugar is for your health in general. But sugar consumption can slowly creep into your diet through various poor food choices. That’s why I always recommend you read all the labels of any foods you purchase. Supermarkets are the worst offenders, and many labels hide the ingredients or make them so small you can’t read them! BE proactive and use your phone if you don’t know what an ingredient is. I do this all the time because I want to be an informed customer. It’s our ignorance of a particular ingredient that makes us more susceptible to making poorer food choices.
Glucose and fructose are your offending sugars, as the liver is forced to turn it into fat because of the excessive amounts. Many years ago, when my mother was diagnosed as a coeliac, she would buy the gluten-free bread from the supermarket- as well as treats to get her by. One thing we were both ignorant about was the high content of sugar all these ingredients contained. Because of this, she has diabetes, which adds to her health problems as an older woman. Please be aware of the dangers these items have. The best solution is to stop eating them or make your own healthier varieties.
- Choose natural over human-made. Although I do like protein powder for it’s convenient, I would rather eat a protein and veggie-filled meal at any time. These natural, wholesome and real sources are what makes the difference to your metabolism, your…