Belly fat

How to lose belly fat with food

It is possible to get assistance from certain food types if you want to lose belly fat. Before explaining how to lose belly fat with food you need to understand that this may not be the easiest way to lose belly fat but for sure it can help you a lot. The way food can help you lose belly fat is based on the special characteristics and attributes of some food that can act as fat burners. By including in your diet those foods you increase your chances of losing fat.


Pears: Pears can help you lose fat because, as many other fruits, they are full of fiber. Fiber can cut down your appetite and so you will eat fewer calories. In particular according to research by the University of Rio de Janeiro, people who eat 3 pears per day where gradually consuming less calories per day compared to people who did not eat pears. For best results you can eat a pear before your meals so as to reduce your hunger and eat less.

Grapefruit: Research made in a California clinic showed that people who eat half a grapefruit before each meal they were able to lose about one pound per week. Grapefruit includes substances that act as fat burners and in combination with the vitamin C that contains is a great way to get rid of fat and fight cholesterol. Some people do not like grapefruits because of their bitter taste but you can try them with a bit of cinnamon that will make them sweeter.


Beans: Beans substances include a component known as resistant starch. This substance can act as a fat burner. According to a University in Colorado if you eat beans for at least once per day you will accelerate the fat burning process by 25%.


Almonds: Almonds can help you burn fat. This may be a surprise for many people but recent studies showed that people who eat a handful of almonds for six months were able to eliminate the 18% of their body’s fat! This percentage is the highest of all foods that help in the fat burning process.

Chocolate: Chocolate can help you burn fat! If this is shocking for you then you need to understand that we are only referring to black chocolate. This of course does not mean that you should eat large quantities of black chocolate. Doing so will generate the opposite results. A small bar of black chocolate once per week can help in the fat burning process.


Green Tea: Green tea is among the best and healthiest ways to burn fat and lose weight. Green tea has anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties that can improve the fat burning process, help your metabolism and control your appetite.

Caffeine: Caffeine has also diuretic characteristics which help the body burn the fat cells. As we other beverages caffeine is beneficial for fat loss if consumed in moderate quantities. Exaggerations or over use of caffeine can create in some cases other more serious health problems.

Water: There can be no post or article on ways to lose fat without mentioning water. Water is a great way to lose weight and fat. Drink as much water as you can without fear since it has 0 calories, it can help your liver and kidneys function better and can keep your stomach full for longer time.

To sum up foods and drinks that can help you lose belly fat are: pears, grapefruits, beans, almonds, black chocolate, green tea, caffeine and water. Try to include those foods is your daily diet and you will soon see some good results.

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Hara Hagikalfa

Hara Hagikalfa completed her BSc(Hons) in Health and Exercise Science, Sports Science and Medicine. She is a certified Personal Trainer and Pilates instructor. You can learn more about Hara and connect with her on Facebook