If you ever had to lose weight, then you probably know how demanding of a process it can be. Eating balanced and healthy, working out diligently, and staying with your new habits for months to an end.
But overall, losing weight in general is fairly easy when compared to toning certain body parts. Spot reducing your belly fat for example, can be far more demanding, like popular magazine Lifestyle Updated describes. Having to drop 10 pounds is way easier than wondering how to lose belly fat.
This article is a reassuring tap on the shoulder. It will show you how to leverage the nutritional properties of certain super foods, and speed up your weight loss transformation.
And before we begin, here is an additional diet trick that will get things moving- try drinking one lemon every morning on an empty stomach. It’s called the lemon diet (limon dieta).
Let’s get rid of that abdominal fat for good, shall we?
Foods that burn belly fat
Add curcumin to your diet
Curcumin has powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It will prevent visceral fat from accumulating and expanding, by modifying certain genes in the adipose tissue.
Just add a teaspoon of curcumin to your main meals, and you will notice a huge difference after just 2 or 3 weeks.
Consume ginger root
Ginger has powerful detox agents that will help you to flush accumulated toxins right out of your digestive track. It will also increase leptin levels, keeping your satiety levels high.
Add some of it into your smoothie drinks, and see a real change happening in less than 2 weeks of continual use.
Eat cruciferous vegetables
This group of vegetables contains indole-3-carbinol which greatly reduces abdominal obesity and burns visceral fat tissue. It will also restore hormonal balance, and keep your bad estrogen levels down to an optimal degree.
Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts, kale and cauliflower.
A single serving per day is enough, and you will notice your waistline reducing in size in less than 2 weeks.
The Mexican root contains manganese and magnesium, two vitamins that will help your digestive enzymes to work properly.
Once at their peak level, these vitamins will improve your metabolic rate, and help your digestive track to faster process nutrients, storing less fat in the process.
It is not on par with some of the other superfoods, but it will still help you burn belly fat on the long run.
Cinnamon helps as well
Adding just a teaspoon of cinnamon, daily, can greatly decrease blood sugar concentration, and lower bad cholesterol.
This will help you with your weight loss efforts, restoring balance to your glucose level, and lowering insulin resistance.
Visceral fat is dangerous, and you need all the help you can get.
Coupled with enough rest and hydration these superfoods alone will greatly improve your weight loss efforts, and help you lose belly fat faster.
Add exercise (at least twice per week), and you will see even faster results. Forget about long distance running and low cardio that stretches for hours to an end. Instead, try anaerobic exercises and high intensity cardio. After a while you will be able to increase the intensity and perform some more complex bodyweight moves targeted specifically at the abdominal area and core.
Lifestyle Updated recently published a guide on how to lose belly fat, and it focuses on short but intense workouts, coupled with lean meals and few diet hacks like the ones above.
Just remember than weight loss is a process. Even more so when you are trying to spot reduce certain areas. Be patient.