Belly fat is fast becoming the number 1 trouble spot for people wanting to lose weight. There is a multitude of ways thrown about in the mainstream media regarding the best ways to burn belly fat and fat in general, such as diets right through to fat burning pills. However with all these products out there more and more people seem to be gaining and not losing weight. It doesn't have to be this way.

There are numerous things that you can do to help your body along your journey to burning fat.

Most notably, including certain foods that help to stimulate your body into fat burning mode.

You're told to stay away from fats and carbs but your body actually HAS to have them, not only in order for it to function at a healthy level but it also needs them to aid the fat burning process.

Yes, you read that right. You get to eat fats and carbs - but the healthy variety. No one needs to give up all fats and carbs. Some of these fat burning food items are so good that when incorporated into a healthy diet and a good exercise routine, you'll have that fat burnt off your belly as well as all other areas in no time.

Now you could base entire meals and snacks around these fat burning food items, but you don't have to. It's pretty easy if you just follow these simple rules:

* Incorporate at least three of these food items into each of your meals.

* Incorporate at least one of these food items into each snack.

* Broaden your horizons at each meal to get a combination of not only protein, carbohydrates, and fats, but also vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

So let’s look at some of the best belly fat burning foods available to us:

1. Spinach

Benefits - Aids building muscle, neutralizes free radicals, helps slow the aging process and supplies your body with a huge amount of quality nutrients.

** Helps to fight cancer, heart disease, wrinkles, osteoporosis, stroke and obesity.

2. Oats (Unsweetened and unflavored)

Benefits - Increases energy, maintains blood sugar levels, reduces cholesterol, supplies the body with a good amount of fiber.

** Helps to fights heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer and obesity.

3. Almonds, walnuts, brazil nuts (Most nuts in general)

Benefits - Aids building muscle, raises metabolism, good supply of healthy fats and reduces cravings.

** Helps to fight heart disease, muscle loss, wrinkles, cancer, high blood pressure and obesity.

4. Raspberries (Most berries in general)

Benefits - Enhances eyesight, protects the heart, improves balance and coordination, improves short term memory, helps reduce cravings and improves the immune system.

** Helps to fight heart disease, cancer, obesity.

5. Legumes and beans

Benefits - Aids building muscle, raises metabolism, helps burn fat, regulates digestion, supplies the body with a good amount of fiber.

** Helps to fight high blood pressure, obesity, colon cancer and heart disease.

6. Chilli

Benefits - Raises metabolism, helps burn fat, aids digestion and helps to relieve migraines.

** Helps to fight cancer, sinus congestion, obesity, muscle, joint and nerve pain.

7. Eggs

Benefits - Aids building muscle, raises metabolism, burns fat, improves eye health.

** Helps to fight heart disease, obesity and reduces cholesterol.

8. Olive oil and Coconut oil (Cold pressed and extra virgin)

Benefits - Raises metabolism, aids weight loss, lowers cholesterol, raises immune system.

** Helps to fight cancer, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.

9. Vegetables

Benefits - Improves overall health and wellbeing, increases energy, aids building muscle, raises metabolism, aids weight loss, improves vitality, aids strong bones, regulates digestion, slows the aging process, removes toxins, reduces risk of most chronic diseases.

** Helps to fight heart disease, cancer, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, osteoporosis, reduces risk for stroke.

There you go!

Many amazing health benefits in the foods outlined in this article, not to mention that fact that they'll also help burn fat to get you to your weight loss goals sooner.

So add them to your shopping list and make them a part of your daily routine.

To great health,


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