Sometimes, we find that, despite the work out routine, number of times we go to the gym, we end up battling with belly fat and wondering why it doesn’t all just go away. It is never really just about doing a high number of sit-ups, what you take in affects the outlook of your belly.
Here is a list of foods you should be wary of:
Avoid soda water and soft drinks
This is a common mistake that we all make. We like to take a chill soda when the weather is hot. Being soda-free would definitely go a long way to see that your tummy turns out the way it should.
Salt and salty foods
The more sodium we consume, the more fluid we retain which gives rise to the bloating. But the truth is, Nigerian dishes have a considerable amount of salt in them, look for suitable alternatives or cook with less salt.
Irrespective of the fact that they always there, and sometimes only when on the go, endeavour to eat more proper meals. As junk food is highly unhealthy and made of flour and sugar.
Say no to fufu and pounded yams
We tend to eat these traditional meals in excess which is not advisable for those who desire a flat tummy. This is because they are high in carbohydrate and contain excess calories.
Here is a list of foods that can help your tummy:
This helps with ease of bowel movements and help shrink belly fat. They could also serve as a good alternative to salty foods.
Sweet potatoes and Plantains
As you enjoy the variety that can come out of this dish, you also get to see a reduction in your tummy.
Cucumber and Watermelon
Fruits are always reliable. From these two, you could enjoy their high water content that aids your digestion and relatively low sugar that is good for you.