The best choice is a combination of low calorie food and exercise – in such way the result will come as soon as possible and you will also lose the stubborn belly fat. The belly is certainly one of the most problematic parts of the body, which loves to accumulate excess pounds.
The most important is to reduce calorie intake but you should not STARVE! You should have three meals and two snacks on your daily menu, but keep in mind that you should select appropriate food.
How should the diet look?
It is the best to start your day with a cup of cereal and yogurt. In that way you can control the level of sugar in your blood and prevent accumulation of fat from early morning.
To reduce fat in your abdomen area You should chose cereals with low glycemic index like whole grain rice, quinoa and couscous. Replace white bread with whole wheat bread, eat seeds, olives and fruits.
Healthy salads are very important tool against belly fat
Sweet and fatty food is the biggest culprit for the »rings« around the abdomen. Therefore, choose chicken and turkey meat and eat fish at least two times a week.
Vegetables act as an antioxidant and help with the elimination of toxins. The best vegetables are broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, radishes and avocados, but eat green leafy vegetables most frequently. There are many different vegetables that you can eat so do not hesitate to be on a vegetable diet.
An example of a daily menu
Breakfast should be the same every day: oat flakes with yogurt or milk. You can have an apple, kiwi or 5 strawberries. If you cannot live without coffee, drink a black one. An excellent choice is also green tea.
Snack: a handful of nuts (almonds or hazelnuts).
Lunch; salad of fennel, cauliflower, broccoli and carrots with olive oil and garlic with grilled chicken breast.
Snack: a handful of blueberries or raspberries.
Dinner: salad with vegetables, poultry and pasta
Food »calms« the hormones
A diet rich in sugar has a negative effect on the hormonal balance in both men and women, especially after the age of 40. The result is increased susceptibility to obesity in people with
otherwise normal body weight. For hormonal balance you should eat lots of citrus fruits, berries, melons, broccolis, onions, cabbage, chicken and turkey.