10 Steps to Reduce Your Waistline

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Is there someone who wouldn’t love to reduce their waistline? Nutritionists and doctors advise several guidelines to get rid of the excess fat accumulated around the waist.

#1. Exercise Regularly and Be Active

With a balanced diet, it’s important to exercise regularly and do some physical activity. Start with fast walking, swimming or pilates. Strength exercises are also recommended. 

#2. Have a Diet Rich in Fiber

Make sure you have a diet rich in fiber. Fibers accelerate metabolism and help to lose excess kilograms. The best choices are fibers found in vegetables, whole grains cereals, legumes, flax seeds, fresh and dry fruits. 

#3. Take Foods that Accelerate Metabolism

Teas and low-fat proteins are recommended. According to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition, practitioners who drank 4 cups of tea have lost 8 times more fatty tissue within 8 months than those who didn’t consume green tea.

#4. Eat Controlled Meals

Are your portions too big or too small? Follow the healthy eating plate by clicking here. 

#5. Don’t Drink Alcohol

According to one study, alcohol reduces the ability of the body to melt fatty tissue by as much as 36%! It isn’t called “beer stomach” for no reason. Beer is loaded with carbohydrates, and there is almost no alcohol that does not contain any sugars. 

#6. Do Some Cardio Training

Choose something like biking, walking, jogging, swimming, hiking or simply combining several different activities. Do these activities 3-5 times a week for half an hour or more.

#7. Reduce the Intake of Sugar

Sugar is the one we should blame for the belly fat. By consuming excess foods which contain sugar, your body can become insulin resistance, so be careful what you eat. You wouldn’t believe where they are hiding. 

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#8. Know That Some Fats Won’t Make You Fat

Feel free to take a small palm-full of nuts every day like chestnuts, almonds, and unsalted peanuts. Fat keeps you feeling satisfied so that you don’t overindulge. But be careful: too much can also lead to weight gain. 

#9. Sleep Regularly

Go to sleep and get up at about the same time each day. Also, try to get enough shut-eye, at least for 6-7 hours. 

#10. Get Rid of Stress

As a reaction to stress, the body produces cortisol which is associated with the accumulation of unwanted fat, especially in the belly. Find a way to relax, socialize with friends, read a book, watch a movie, head out into the nature…

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