#1 Best Food to Burn Belly Fat!!!

#1 Best Food to Burn Belly Fat!!!

How do I burn the fat from around my waist?  What foods should I eat?  Sound familiar? Well today, I’m gonna answer that million dollar question of what food you need to be eating in order to burn that stubborn fat off your belly!  I preach to my personal training clients all the time that it’s not the foods you eat that make you fat, but the hormones that are released from the foods that make you fat. Let’s look at some foods and see if you can guess which one is the best for fat burning.

Let’s look at apples.  Could apples be the best food to burn fat?? Apples are good sources of quick energy.  They would be considered simple carbohydrates. Your body needs carbohydrates, both simple and complex, even if some of the fad diets tell you otherwise. Carb consumption becomes even more important if you’re performing intense exercise. Without carbohydrates, your body will begin to break down your muscle tissue to fuel your body, which will sabotage your efforts. However, carbohydrates are not the #1 food to banish belly fat!

Eat More Veggies To Make Belly Fat Vanish?? All to often the assumption is made that higher-fiber foods like vegetables will displace the less healthy foods, and that’s a mechanism to lose weight. Such effects will not be evident by simply adding more vegetables to your diet. Yes, vegetables are full of fiber, which is a necessity to keep our digestive system working smoothly, but they are not the #1 food to banish belly fat!

Eat More Fat To Lose Belly Fat?? Many people avoid nuts like almonds when they want to lose weight, thinking they are too high in calories or fat. However, nuts are little powerhouses of nutrition and getting a good variety of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients into your diet is precisely what is needed to help diminish those cravings! Almonds are a great source of heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids that provide high levels of satiety. They contain good levels of minerals such as manganese, copper and magnesium as well as B vitamins like riboflavin, niacin and biotin. Even though almonds provide many health benefits, those little powerhouses are not the #1 food to banish belly fat!

Eat More Protein to Lose Belly Fat?? Yes Protein!! Protein rich foods are the #1 foods to burn belly fat.  The consumption of protein rich foods triggers the release of two fat burning hormones, growth hormone and glucagon.  I’m sure many of you have heard of growth hormone because of all of its rejuvenating and fat burning qualities, but glucagon is not often talked about.  Glucagon is the sister hormone to insulin.  They work synergistically, and since insulin is released by the pancreas when blood sugar is high, glucagon is released by the pancreas when blood sugars are low.

Bottom Line: Protein is definitely the key nutrient to help banish that belly fat and improve your physique! There are many high-protein foods you can incorporate in to your diet to boost your protein intake. For a meal plan that is designed specifically for you and your fitness goals, or if you’re looking to improve your physique and thinking about hiring a personal trainercontact us.

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