Top Ten Nutritional Tips to Help Lose Belly Fat

30 Aug

There were many different vendors at the CanFit Pro tradeshow and some were more than willing to provide endless pamphlets offering different tips and/or advice on how to get in your best shape.  Below are what one company listed as their Top 10 nutritional tips to lose belly fat:

  1. ALWAYS EAT BREAKFAST – opt for a high protein, low-glycemic meal
  2. DON’T TRAIN ON AN EMPTY STOMACH – this lowers the body’s use of fat for fuel and results in less calorie burn during recovery (excess post-exercise oxygen use).
  3. ELIMINATE ALL PROCESSED FOODS from your diet – don’t eat them ever!
  4. DON’T AVOID FAT – just be sure to eat smart fats such as those found in fish, coconut oil, olive oil, avocados and nuts.
  5. EAT A HIGH-QUALITY, HIGH PROTEIN DIET to increase resting metabolic rate and the amount of energy required to digest food.
  6. EAT ANTIOXIDANT-RICH FOODS such as berries, dark chocolate, leafy greens and olive oil to prevent inflammation.
  7. EAT SEEDS – especially flax seeds because they promote elimination of chemical estrogens to help you lose belly fat.
  8. ELIMINATE ALL SUGAR AND ALL SWEETENERS – cane sugar, agave, maple syrup…all of it.
  9. CONSIDER ELIMINATING GLUTEN, wheat and other grains to support insulin health and lose belly fat. (I personally would only recommend this tip if you have an intolerance to gluten or any grains in particular which may cause bloating).
  10. LIMIT FRUCTOSE IN THE DIET to only fruit sources.  Eliminate all fructose based corn syrup.

A lot of the above tips should sound familiar to you if you are a regular follower of my blog.  Changing your mindset and adopting these tips in to your lifestyle is a sure way of promoting your health and helping you in your journey to weight loss if that is one of your goals.  More importantly, however, is that these tips will not only get you healthy but help keep you there.  At the end of the day, that is more important than anything else because without good health…you really can’t do much else.

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s post…I will be posting training tips on how to lose belly fat.

Have a fit and fabulous day!

Lisa

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One Response to “Top Ten Nutritional Tips to Help Lose Belly Fat”

  1. I enjoy looking through an article that can make people think.
    Also, many thanks for allowing me to comment!

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