Three foods to help get rid of belly fat

Rick Miller, clinical and sports dietitian at the Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, gives some nutrition tips

What foods can help shed body fat?

1) Lean meats

Lean meats such as fish and turkey are high in protein and low in fat. This means that they are less calorie dense than other foods and fuel muscle repair. Protein requires 30% more calories to digest and suppress your appetite.

2) Fibrous carbs

Fibrous carbs like broccoli, green beans, spinach are known as part of the complex carbohydrates group. They help stabilise blood sugar levels and keep you full for longer.

3) Foods with a high thermic effect

Foods with a high thermic effect include cayenne pepper, chilli. Foods with a high thermic effect require more calories to digest.

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This article was last updated on February 20, 2018.
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