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10 readily available kitchen ingredients to fight belly fat

09-10-2017

Trying to get rid of the excess fat around your belly is probably one of the toughest challenge you must have faced. While you target your belly fat with exercise and diet, we give you 10 readily available ingredients that you can find in your kitchen which helps you to cut your belly fat instantly. 

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1) Lemon juice: An easily available ingredient found in any kitchen, lemon works wonder to dismiss that stubborn belly fat. Begin your day with a glass of lemon water and see your midsection getting smaller in no time. 

Tip: Drinking warm water with honey and lemon can do wonders for your health

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2) Ginger tea

Do you know that adding ginger to your tea is another sure shot way to bid farewell to your belly fat. Being thermogenic in nature, ginger increases your body temperature and helps burn fat more effectively. 

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3) Garlic

Garlic has excellent anti-obesity properties. Studies show that garlic can hinder the process of fat accumulation in the body. Almonds: Research has proved that almonds can help you battle a fat belly. Because of the presence of Omega-3 fatty acids, almonds can help reduce stored fat and bolster weight loss efforts. And you always thought nuts has many hidden calories, didn’t you

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4) Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar can not only add flavour to your food but can work very well for you if that belly fat is your trouble zone. Drinking apple cider vinegar before meals would help with weight loss as apples are a good source of pectin, and including pectin in your diet can make you feel fuller and more satisfied.

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5) Mint

Mint aids in decreasing belly fat by removing additional bile from your gall bladder. Bile helps your body in processing and storing fat. Mint is also naturally low in calories, and the antioxidants present in them can improve your metabolic rate and help you lose fat.

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6) Aloe vera juice

If you are looking to lose that paunch quickly, you should turn to aloe vera juice. The sterols found in aloe vera are shown to lower the levels of abdominal fat. Also, being a laxative, it can result in weight loss.

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7) Watermelon

Another sure shot to losing belly fat is watermelon as it contains 91 percent water. Eat a few pieces of watermelon at the beginning of a meal. Not only will it fill you up without adding a substantial amount of calories to your meal, it keeps you feeling full longer and also helps combat water retention.

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8) Beans

Regular consumption of different types of beans helps reduce body fat, develop muscles and improve the digestion process. Beans also help you feel full for a longer time, thus keeping you from overeating.

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9) Cucumbers

Cucumbers are an extremely refreshing and low-calorie food. 100 grams of cucumber contains approximately 96 percent water and only about 45 calories. They are packed with minerals, dietary fibers and vitamins.

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10) Tomatoes

One large tomato has just 33 calories. It contains a compound known as 9-oxo-ODA that helps reduce lipids in the blood, which in turn helps control belly fat. This compound also fights chronic diseases associated with obesity.

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