By Ana Milena Perez
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A common question many people have is how to burn their belly fat. However, the reality is there is no way to reduce a particular region of the body. Fat loss occurs in the body as a whole. A truly sustainable way to burn fat, including belly fat, only happens when a person has chosen to become healthier through proper nutrition and exercise. Long lasting weight loss is accomplished when viewed as part of a healthier lifestyle process. To test this principle, consider how to burn fat as a holistic healthy approach.
Focus on Nutrient Density, Not in calories.
The best way to burn belly fat is to throw out the calorie counter and become a follower of the food pyramid. Basically, the food pyramid restricts saturated fats to just a few a day, and emphasizes vegetables, fruits, and whole grains above all else. Protein should be consumed in only 2-3 ounce servings, and a great choice would be the salmon which is not only fully loaded of MUFA’s, but tastes very good. Eat vegetables and fruits as snacks especially those considered fat burning foods such as, apples, berries and citrus fruits.
Instead of feeling deprived, most people feel less hungry and energized. Ironically as you focus on nutrition your daily calories will naturally be reduced simply by eating healthier foods.
Not only will water help you feel satiated, but your body will become naturally hydrated. Since hydration helps the brain receive the message that you are not hungry, it will reduce your cravings. Water also helps keep your digestive system working at a maximum efficiency which is important for weight loss.
Eating smaller meals more frequently throughout the day is much more effective in burning fat than eating three larger meals a day. By eating smaller meals more frequently you are providing your body with fuel that it can readily use at the time of digestion and thus reduces the need to store it as fat.
Exercise means being more active. When you’re active, your body uses energy (calories) to work, helping to burn your calorie intake of the food you eat. The exercise also provides the body with soothing substances which makes it an important antistress therapy.
Knowing how to burn stomach fat and then following through with it has never been easy, but it’s a lot more possible when viewed as the beginning to a healthier life. The exciting thing is that by changing the way you live and eat, you will not only burn belly fat fast but for the rest of your life as well. So do yourself a favor and decide to take action now.
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