Four Easy Diet Tips to Perfect Flat-Belly
One of the qualities we want in a perfect body is having a flat belly or one that has a rock hard solid abs! But admit it, having this quality is very hard especially for those people who have a tongue for sweets. We cannot deny the fact that chocolates are one of the best sins the world can offer in terms of giving us bloated stomachs and fat bellies. But one should never cut-off his favorite sin. If we learn to control our cravings and learn to follow healthy diet. We can enjoy every food that is served in front of us.
Try to eat as close as to zero grams of sugar per day. All of us have a tongue for sweets, but if we control our diet and sugar intake, we can achieve that flat belly we want. Besides, there are now commercially available organic sweeteners (e.g Coco Sugar) where it will keep our insulin levels low and will keep your glucagon levels high. These two hormones work together in your success to a flat belly. Glucagon is present when insulin levels are low to help the body utilize stored fats in body body which in particular to be around your belly.
Eat snack during the so called “magic” hour. Try to eat snacks between 3:00PM to 4:00PM as this will balance your body’s blood sugar level between lunch and dinner. Foods to eat are suggested to be high in protein and fiber. Make sure that it contains low to none sugar. Protein bars and almonds that are also rich in healthy fats are one of the best options you can have. In addition, having snacks will keep you satisfied and full. Moreover, it will keep you away from your cravings and will keep your body in anabolic state which favorable to young bodybuilders who are eager in promoting their muscles fast.
Monounsaturated fats (MuFas) are your bestfriend. Incorporating MuFas in every meal and snacks will help your body to reduce fats especially around your belly. This is also a great way to control satiety and will keep you full within the day. Foods that are rich in Monounsaturated fats(MuFas) are dark chocolate, nuts, avocado, olives, soybean, olive oils and sunflower oils.
Learn to set Calorie intake. This is crucial especially if you are trying to lose weight. There are plenty of articles around the internet that will help you determine the perfect calorie intake per day for yourself. Learn this and follow it strictly. Never try to crash diet, it will lead you to some serious health problems especially ulcer.
- Don Subala
Posted on September 13, 2012, in Nutrition and tagged Abdominal obesity, appetite, Blood sugar, Calorie, Carbohydrate, Eating, Fat, food, Glucagon, Health, Monounsaturated fat, Olive oil, Sugar, Weight loss. Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.