5 Foods That Kill Stomach Fat

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Medically, the body types are divided into mesomorph, ectomorph and endomorph. When it comes to body fat, the different body types are called, pear or apple. Do you know if your body shape is a pear or an apple? Your body shape depends on your genetic profile. The genes are responsible for where your body stores fat. Pear bodies, will store fat in the legs and hips. The apple-shaped body, stores fat around the stomach. That’s why apple-shaped bodies, are at more risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes. They should especially work at decreasing their stomach fat.

Apple-shaped bodies should always exercise and practice sports, to avoid any major health problems. If you are an apple type, you likewise, will have to be careful about your nutritional habits because they are responsible for as much as 70% of your overall success.

We have listed 5 Super-foods that will help decrease stomach fat that you may not have known about.

Cinnamon:

It is not only for Christmas, this is a spice you should use daily in your shakes, oatmeal and yogurt. Cinnamon decreases glucose levels in the blood, you need less insulin so you can burn fat better.

Fish:

Especially salmon, has a high content of omega-3 fat acids that helps to activate the fat burning process. Eating fish twice a week can be very beneficial.

Meat:

It contains Carnitine, which transports fat to the muscles cells and gets converted into energy. You should eat lamb or lean beef, maximum 3 times per week.

Chilli:

Eating spicy foods influences the body heat, because of antioxidants. It makes you sweat and pushes the toxins out of your system but also helps your metabolism.

Water:

All these nutrition tips won`t make a difference, if you don`t drink a lot of water. It is highly recommended to drink a minimum of 35ml of water per kilogram of bodyweight per day. During the workout you should drink a minimum of half a liter of water. Mineral water is especially good for your body. The calcium regulates your hydration balance, supports the muscle building and for healthy teeth and bones.

The key to success when it comes to losing stomach fat is changing nutritional habits. Furthermore, you should focus on avoiding carbohydrates and alcohol in the evening, which leads to increased your stomach fat during the night.

Our dedicated nutritional coach can help you to integrate a healthy eating lifestyle into your everyday life.

Melanie Blaschka
Nutrition Coordinator
Holmes Place Hütteldorf, Austria

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