When we talk about belly fat. You need to keep one thing in mind. There is no shortcut to reducing body or belly fat. You will have to work hard for it. In this article. I am going to share some tips which will help you to reduce belly fat. Today’s lifestyle has increased obesity in people. This is the reason why you will see fat deposits on the stomach in every third person. Due to this, they look older than their age, but the belly fat stored on the stomach changes their entire personality. Which they do not even know and the belly fat keeps on increasing. By the way, genetics is also the reason for the accumulation of fat in the stomach area. At the same time, due to the poor health of many people, the complaints of obesity increased in them. If you are also troubled by belly fat, then you have to rectify the mistakes that you are making and you will see positive results.
- Assessments:- You need to check your lifestyle, what you eat when you eat and how you eat it does matter a lot when it comes to reducing belly fat. Food choices will decide whether you are going to lose fat or not. Once you have checked your daily food habits now it’s time to make the changes in your lifestyle and food intake.
Here are some steps you can follow to reduce belly and overall body fat.
1. Caloric deficit:-
If you are one of those people who think that reducing food will reduce weight or fat, then it is not so. This will reduce your diet and nutrients will also be reduced from your food. Which can harm your health a lot. Therefore, as much as possible, include healthy and nutrition-rich food in your diet. To lose weight, you need to eat and drink fewer calories than you burn. That’s called a calorie deficit. If you take in more calories than you burn, then you don’t have a calorie deficit and you won’t lose weight. There are two ways to raise your calorie deficit: change what and how much you eat and exercise, but you should not compromise your nutrition.
2. Increase Vegetable and Fruits
This doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to eat less food. You can create lower-calorie versions of some of your favorite dishes by substituting low-calorie fruits and vegetables in place of higher-calorie ingredients. The water and fiber in fruits and vegetables will add volume to your dishes, so you can eat the same amount of food with fewer calories. Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling.
- Spinach and Other Leafy Greens
- Beans (Rajma, Chole etc)
- Cauliflower and Broccoli (Avoid if you have thyroid issues)
3. Protein Intake:-
The right combination of a healthy diet and exercise is effective in reducing your weight. Weight can be controlled rapidly by increasing the intake of fewer carbohydrates and high proteins in the diet. By consuming fewer carbohydrates and more protein in the food, the muscles become strong and the weight is reduced rapidly.
- Eggs: whole eggs, egg whites
- Meat: chicken, beef, pork, lamb, bison, game
- Soy: tofu, black soybeans, edamame, tempeh
- Fish: white fish (halibut, sole, snapper, etc) and fatty fish (salmon, sardines, herring, etc.)
- Legumes: lupini beans, lentils, black beans, pinto beans
- Greek yogurt: nonfat, low-fat, or full-fat
- Shellfish: shrimp, crab, clams, lobster, mussels, scallops
- Protein powder: whey, egg, or plant-based (pea, pumpkin seed, etc.)
How much protein you can take in a day, the recommended daily allowance for adults is 0.8 g protein/kg body weight/day. At the same time, this amount is 1.5 g protein/kg body weight/day for children and 1.0 g protein/kg body weight/day for youngsters. Generally, men are advised to take 56 grams of protein daily and women 46 grams. but it also depends on physical activity.
4. Daily Workout:-
it is very important for you to be active. There are many people who spend hours on mobile or TV, but when they are asked to go for a workout or for a walk, they have a hundred excuses like don’t have time, am tired, or will start tomorrow. If you are also one of those people, then you just do one thing, do some such workouts which you can do while giving TV or mobile. If you want, you can also do this, whenever you talk to someone, start walking in your room itself and use LIFT instead of stairs. In such a situation, you will not even know and your five thousand steps will also be completed. The truth is that if you are not physically active, then the fat deposited on the stomach will not be reduced. Be sure to include physical activity in your daily routine.
Everyone says that seven to eight hours of complete sleep should be taken. If you are not getting enough sleep then you are sure to gain weight. Cortisol also increases due to lack of sleep. When this happens, you will often feel like eating more calorie food.
I am Ankit Sharma Nutrition Consultant. My approach is holistic and customized to enable you to achieve true wellness – physically, mentally, and emotionally. I am from India but have clients across the globe. I can work with you to say goodbye to counting calories and short-term solutions. You will achieve long-term sustainable change in the way that they are eating, moving, living, and believing.