Monday, July 7, 2014

Top 5 foods to NOT eat to avoid belly fat

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No one wants to be overweight, but there's something about belly fat that seems worse than other types. Even the names make us cringe: Muffin top. Beer belly. Spare tire. Widening at the waistline, however, is not just aesthetically unpleasant; it's also bad for your health. Studies have shown that the larger your waist measurement, the more likely you are to have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancer. 

While eating well, taking supplements and exercising are all excellent ways to slow the expansion of your waistline, there are also some foods that you should completely avoid if losing belly fat is your goal.

Top 5 foods to NOT eat to avoid belly fat

Here's the ultimate "perp walk" when it comes to belly-busting foods.
  1. Soda - Soda pop is pure liquid calories. A single super-sized drink, the kind you can get from a convenience store, packs as much pure sugar as an entire chocolate cake. Worse still, the sugar in most sodas is in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, an artificial form of sugar that has undergone a chemical process to enhance its level of sweetness. In a study reported by SCIENCE Natural News (1), rats were fed either high-fructose corn syrup or plain sucrose as part of their diet. It was found that the corn syrup-fed rats not only gained more weight but also had a significant increase in abdominal weight gain. Move over beer belly! Soda belly may be taking your place.
  2. White bread - White bread is made from highly processed white flour. Nearly all the vitamins, minerals and fiber found in whole grains have been completely removed. The result is a carbohydrate that is quickly processed by your body, causing your blood sugar and insulin to spike, and then drop. This process, if repeated often enough, can lead to obesity, pancreatic fatigue, type 2 diabetes and increased belly fat.
For the rest of the story: http://www.naturalnews.com/045888_foods_to_avoid_belly_fat_weight_gain.html

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