6 Weight Loss Ingredients That Help Burn Belly Fat


Belly fat is not just unhealthy; the belly area is a dangerous part to store fat. It’s also annoying, especially when it comes to dressing time. In worse scenarios, too much accumulation of belly fat can increase the risk of premature death even if you have a healthy weight. You can get rid of belly fat for better health and the best way is by using supplements or stop from consuming sugary and processed foods. Supplements include belly fat burner pills. However, you can still use healthy alternatives that can help eliminate extra fat around your belly.

  • Cruciferous vegetables & leafy greens

While plant-based omega-3 veggies are great to include in a healthy eating plan, leafy greens like broccoli and spinach are great additions. According to nutrition studies, dark green leafy veggies, like broccoli, can help reduce belly fat and may also decrease potential risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Add these to your weekly menu and incorporate greens into every meal.

Crunchy veggies like Broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts contain fiber and are low in calories, especially when prepared as a salad or stir-fried. But, when eaten raw, they retain all the phytonutrients, some minerals like calcium and zinc and vitamins which might not be present in your diet.

Broccoli sprouts have a cholesterol-lowering effect and according to studies they have been shown to potentially reduce fat storage. Spinach contains minerals like potassium that are effective at balancing the bloat-inducing effects of sodium. Kale, on the other hand, is fat-free with about 30 calories per cup. It also contains high amounts of vitamins A, B6, K, C, calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

Other vegetables that can help burn belly fat include tomatoes, cucumber, mushrooms, carrots, and other salad staples. They also help you stay hydrated due to their high H2O content. 

  • Eggs

Eggs are among the top sources of protein with the ability to curb hunger and reduce overeating. According to research eggs are low in calories and rich in other dietary nutrients and this may aid in weight loss. You can also incorporate high-protein breakfasts in your weekly meal plans such as omelets and veggie-forward skillet scrambles which can sustain you throughout the day.

Eggs can either be taken as a quick breakfast or dinner option since they contain high muscle-building protein levels and fat-burning choline, especially in the yolk. The yolk carries about half of the egg’s protein content and at no point should you remove it. 

  • Whole grains

While most people don’t consider grains as one of the weight loss ingredients, this is not true. 100% whole grains are packed with high mineral content and counterbalance sodium intakes, especially the likes of brown rice, quinoa and farro.

Quinoa is extremely high in fiber and a complete protein in a diet since it contains high amounts of all essential amino acids. It’s also great for maintaining blood sugar levels due to its low glycemic index. Whole oatmeal is not only delicious but also great for your waistline.

Whole grains can absorb water making you feel fuller and are also high in soluble fiber enabling you to last for long periods without experiencing hunger cravings. To make them more delicious, try adding a spoonful of nut butter to your oats.

  • Garlic

Studies show that garlic targets bad, inflammation-causing bacteria and leaves good bacteria intact. It’s also rich in inulin, a fiber that promotes efficient digestion of food and a balance of blood sugar. Add freshly chopped garlic to your salads and stir-fries, as well as in meat and fish before grilling to not only improve the taste but also help burn some belly fat.

  • Ginger

Studies show that ginger can inhibit the process of fat accumulation in the body. If taken the right way with a healthy diet and exercise, it can help in losing or reducing belly fat in a few weeks. Ginger combined with other ingredients like lemon for weight loss may give you an extra boost for keeping your body healthy. You can also include honey and water to boost hydrating, antioxidant, and immune-boosting properties.

  • Beans

Beans are packed with soluble fiber and plant-based proteins and have the ideal macronutrient composition (ratio of fiber and protein). The fiber eliminates inflammation in your digestive system which when present can increase your weight gain. They also come in different varieties, are cheap and user-friendly and are great weight loss alternatives for vegans. Include different types of beans in your meals to improve your digestion, reduce body fat and develop muscles.

Most of these ingredients and foods will help burn belly fat within a few weeks of consumption. Another great advantage is that they are also common in most kitchens. They will help you feel full for longer, keeping you from overeating which is a great boost when it comes to weight loss.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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Kim Sharon
3 years ago

Good article! It is really a hard thing to lose belly fat. Now I am trying intermittent fasting to lose weight and track my fasting on Fastyle. Hope it works