I put together this post with information form several sources, I thought it would be of help to all you mothers who are trying to loose the extra inches across your tummy (Myself inclusive).
Won't it be exciting to have a flat tummy stomach once again? More importantly this is no fad diet or pill popping get slim diet plan.
These tips and tricks cover regular available foods, vegetables, fruits and snacks that are easily accessible to us all.
Let's try this together and give feedback.
Oranges/Pink Grapefruits/Vitamin C: Research has found that foods that are naturally rich in vitamin C—think citrus fruit, cantaloupe and red peppers—can help reduce fat absorption. Inadequate consumption of Vitamin C may result in the expansion of your tummy
Ensure you meet your daily consumption requirement of 75 milligrams by snacking on vitamin C rich fruits like Orange and strawberries. Join me in shoring up our daily Vitamin C intake
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals that women with the highest consumption of catechins, the plant-based antioxidants in tea that may boost fat burn, put on fewer pounds over 14 years than those who drank less tea, Try to choose green or white varieties, which contain the most catechins. I have to catch up on this as drink tea sparingly
Bananas banish bloat faster than you can ever imagine.
The fruit contains 422 mg of potassium, which controls the amount of gas-producing sodium in your system.
Take a banana to work or play for a fabulous abs-flattening snack. I just love ‘em bananas so this would be a steal.
Add low GI digesting food to your meal:
Try to eat one meal consisting of low-glycemic-index foods, those that your body digests slowly, this will ensure you tummy remains fuller for longer periods and you are unlikely to snack on junk or treats. See example of Low GI foods below.
New leaning experience for me! Take note of your favorites on the list.
Avoid Drinks or packaged foods with High Fructose corn Syrup: High-fructose corn syrup can cause a surge in your blood sugar, and some research suggests it messes up your hunger and satiety signals, like leptin, leaving you less satisfied and causing you to eat more. Scan labels of foods and drinks before purchase. We want to make sure we avoid all extra sources of calories.
Note that these calories get deposited as fat in wrong places on our bodies.
Examples of Low GI Foods, fruits, Vegetables and Snacks
2. Oat bran
3. Special K
4. Natural Muesli
1. Wheat Pasta Shapes
2. New Potatoes
3. Meat Ravioli
5. Tortellini (Cheese)
6. Egg Fettuccini
7. Brown Rice & White long grain rice
8. Pearled Barley
9. Yam or Sweet potatoes
10. Instant Noodles 47
1. Soya and Linseed
2. Heavy Mixed Grain
3. Whole Wheat
4. Sourdough Wheat
Snacks & Sweet Foods:
1. Sponge Cake
3. Milk Chocolate
6. Cashew Nuts
7. Nuts and Raisins
8. Corn Chips
9. Oatmeal Crackers
10 Snickers Bar [High fat]
1. Kidney Beans
2. Chick Peas 42
3. Haricot/Navy Beans
4. Lentils [Red & Green]
5. Pinto Beans
6. Black-eyed Beans
Frozen Green Peas
Frozen Sweet Corn
5. Peach, canned in natural juice
8. Dried Apricots
11. Kiwi Fruit
1. Whole milk
2. Skimmed milk
3. Chocolate milk
4. Sweetened yoghurt
5. Artificially Sweetened Yoghurt
6. Soy Milk
So women start work on loosing that tummy fat......right now!
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