The 9 Best Foods That Melt Stubborn Belly Fat
Read on for the nine best foods that melt stubborn belly fat, and for more tips on how to eat more healthily
Eggs are the single best dietary source of the B vitamin choline, which is an essential nutrient used in the construction of all the body's cell membranes.
More and more research has begun to show that some fruits are better at fighting belly fat than others. And the master fruits all have one thing in common; they're red, or at least reddish.
Olive oil—and other healthy fats
A study published in
found that participants who ate half a fresh avocado with lunch reported a 40% decreased desire to eat for hours afterward.
Beans, brown rice, oats, and other healthy fiber
Grains get a bad rap because of their carbohydrate content. And now, more and more studies are looking at the effects of gluten
Extra plant protein
Plant-based protein powders are a low-sugar, high-fiber alternative to popular dairy-based supplements.
Lean meat and fish
Protein is kryptonite to belly fat, and the building block of a lean, toned belly.
Leafy greens, green tea, and brightly colored vegetables
Low-energy-density foods like vegetables are crucial for melting belly fat, because they add essential nutrients, filling fiber, and volume to meals, all for relatively few calories.
Your favorite spices and flavors
New research has shown that piperine—which is released when the waiter from the fancy restaurant uses that giant pepper grinder in front of your face—has some stunning magical powers.
The benefits of dark chocolate keep piling up: mental clarity, lowered blood pressure, and decreased appetite.
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