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Here are some tips to reduce abdominal fat, the accumulation of which is linked to life threatening cardiac diseases. Not only that, eating healthy always manifests itself with an overall improved mood.

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6 Simple Ways to Lose Belly Fat, Based on Science

6 Simple Ways to Lose Belly Fat, Based on Science

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1. Minimizing the amount of sugar in your diet

Eliminating sugary drinks, this includes sugar-sweetened beverages, sugary sodas, fruit juices, and various high sugar sports drinks.

Keep in mind that none of this applies to whole fruit, which are extremely healthy and have plenty of fiber that mitigates the negative effects of fructose.

2. Increase Protein intake

Eating plenty of protein can boost your metabolism and reduce hunger levels, making it a very effective way to lose weight.

Several studies suggest that protein is particularly effective against abdominal fat. They also provide for good calories.

3. Cut down on carbs

Just avoiding the refined carbs — like sugar, candy, and white bread — should be sufficient, especially if you keep your protein intake high.

Low carb diets have many other health benefits besides jus...

4. Increased intake of soluble fibres

They dramatically slow the movement of food through your digestive system. They can also slow down the digestion and absorption of nutrients. The end result is a prolonged feeling of fullness and reduced appetite.

The best way to get more fiber is to eat a lot of plant foods, including vege...

5. Exercise

Weight training and cardiovascular exercise will reduce fat across the body.

Aerobic exercise — like walking, running, and swimming — can allow major reductions in abdominal fat (32

Exercise also leads to reduced infl...

6. Tracking your diet

Tracking food intake doesn’t mean you need to weigh and measure everything you eat. Tracking intake every now and then for a few days in a row can help you realize the most important areas for change.

Planning ahead can help you achieve specific goals, such as boosting your protein intake t...

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