Maintaining a good figure matters. It doesn’t have to be very curvy but one that tones well with the built is enough to look and feel good inside and out. To many, this is a lot of work especially to those who have extra fat lingering at the most obvious areas like back, cheeks, neck and belly. Their presence make a noticeable remark of being fat, bulgy, chubby and other chunky terms which sometimes distracts confidence.
Of the many manifestations, one that annoys most individuals is a bulgy belly. The fats usually create a bulgy scene on the shirt, dress or anything worn on top. On a serious note, apart from its physical appearance, it can also be a predictor of diabetes, heart disease and cancers. That is indeed something to be grim about. These diseases result from an excess release of fat which rapidly travels to the liver then to the arteries. This process is constant so the only way to prevent linkage to health risks is by regulating the release of fat. How this can happen is by implementing a permanent routine of exercise and eating healthier food.
In this sense, gym instructors, specialists, nutritionists and other experts have come up with various programs, diets and practices that can help fight fats on the different parts of the body, most especially the belly.
Since excess fat cause a lesser production of adiponectin which is a stress and inflammation-reducing chemical linked to hunger-controlling hormone leptin, a special recipe that prevents metabolic syndrome can help in fighting the belly fat. Numerous recipes have been created and here are two that can be prepared easily:
Orange-Scented Beet Soup with Chives
This recipe, with beets and apples add fiber and the antioxidants prevent and fight metabolic syndrome, a condition caused by excess belly fat.
The following is the nutrition per serving:
3g fat (2g saturated)
For this recipe that will amount to four servings, the following ingredients will be needed:
• 2 cans (14.5oz each) sliced beets, drained (reserve liquid)
• 1 McIntosh apple, peeled, cored and chopped
• ¼ cup chopped shallots
• 1 teaspoon brown sugar
• Grated zest of 1 orange
• ¼ teaspoon salt
• ½ cup orange juice
• 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
• 2 ounces goat cheese
To prepare this recipe, pulse the beets, apple, shallots, sugar, zest and salt in a food processor. Then, add the liquid of the reserved beet and wait until it gets smooth. Transfer the beet mixture into a bowl and stir it with orange juice, vinegar and lemon juice. For 1 hour, cover and chill it until cold.
Now, it is ready to serve for 4. Have a filling that can fight your belly fat!
Broccoli Salad with Apples and Cranberries
This salad is low in fat and calories but is certainly filled with nutrients. The following ingredients will be used:
• 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
• ½ cup dried cranberries
• ½ cup sunflower seeds
• 3 organic apples
• ¼ cup red onion, shopped
• 1 cup plain, low-fat yoghurt with probiotic bacteria
• 2 tablespoon Dijon style mustard
• ¼ cup honey
To prepare this recipe, combine the broccoli florets, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, chopped apples and chopped onion in a big owl and the yoghurt, mustard and honey in a separate one. Add the dressing to the salad, mix and chill before serving.
To prepare this recipe, combine the broccoli florets, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, chopped apples and chopped onion in a big owl and the yoghurt, mustard and honey in a separate one. Add the dressing to the salad, mix and chill before serving.Ready to serve!
The two recipes are just few of the countless that can help fight belly fat. Making the two is easy because they only need to be mixed and presto, they can be served.
Learning how to lessen belly fat will require exploring diets and exercises. That is not an easy task but guaranteed that this will help every individual look and feel better and most importantly, away from diseases.
There is no other time to do it but now. So try it and expect that healthy and sexy looking belly days from now!