Healthy living 7 foods to eat if you want a smaller waist

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Get and maintain a snatched waistline by adding these foods to your diet.

play Woman measuring her waist line. (x254)

Belly fat is one of the hardest fat to lose as compared to other parts of the body.

The type of fat around your belly area is very stubborn. There is a higher amount of fat cells that don’t respond very easily to the fat break-down process around that area thus the prolonged struggle to get rid of it.

While the Abs workouts and waist trainers give desired results, a proper diet is just as important in achieving a tinier waist.

Here are 8 foods to eat for a smaller waist.


play Tray of eggs. Eggs are a great protein source. (Tib e Nabvi)


Eggs is one of the greatest protein foods. The protein and fat found in the eggs helps someone to stay full for a longer period of time.


play Bowl of yoghurt. Yoghurt also helps with bloating and constipation which helps to make your stomach look smaller. (BBC)


A study published by the International Journal of Obesity found that people who get calcium from yoghurt lose more weight around their belly area.

Yoghurt also helps with bloating, constipation and gas which makes your stomach appear flatter.


play Bowl of berries. Berries are rich in fiber which help in getting rid of belly fat. (Green Blender)


Berries contain fiber which helps to trap food particles and transfer them out of the body system before full digestion takes place.


play Red beans. Foods to eat for a smaller waist. (Nutrition facts)


A 2008 study, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, found that people who consume beans on a regular basis have smaller waists and even weigh less.

Stack up on different types of legumes such as lentils as well.

5.Hot pepper

play Red pepper. Peppers contain a compound that helps to increase satisfaction after eating. (Livestrong)


Chillis contain a compound known as capsaicin which helps to increase satisfaction and decrease consumption of calories.

It also encourages fat burning.

6.Leafy greens

play Sukuma wiki. Sukuma wiki are low in calories. (One Green Planet)


Leafy greens such as sukuma wiki and spinach are low in calories and contain calcium which is great for muscle contraction.


play Avocado. They are a great source of good fats. (BBC Good Food)


Avocados contain the good fats that people are supposed to take. They are high in omega 3 and 6 which help in burning energy by regulating how quickly glucose enters the cells.

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