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How to lose belly fat

How to lose belly fat

Nowadays there are so many options to choose from if you want ways on how to lose belly fat quickly. There are crash diets, pills, natural weight loss supplements, among many others. Unfortunately, some of these solutions only yield temporary results, which can get frustrating especially when the weight just comes back right away.

To lose belly fat quickly and effectively keep it off, is to educate yourself about the process of losing weight and committing yourself to the exercise or diet program which you have chosen that is best suited for you to lose weight. In addition, it is best to get used to some habits that can help with way that shows you how to lose belly fat quickly.


The following tips will help you lose belly fat the right way:

Do not skip breakfast.

Breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day. Skipping breakfast will only make you more prone to binging later on during the day. In addition, when you eat breakfast regularly, you keep your metabolism rate at a high level so that you burn fat more easily during the day.


Avoid snacking while watching TV or surfing the internet.

This is a common habit. Once you plop down in front of the television, automatically you have a bag of chips by your side. By cutting down this habit, it will definitely help in shedding off the unwanted pounds.


Do not eat anything an hour before going to sleep at night.

While we sleep, our metabolism rate slows down as well so the food that we eat right before we sleep will not get digested properly and will be converted into fat.


Watch your sweeteners.

Substitute sugar with honey to make your drinks or food healthier.


Substitute sugar with fruits and vegetables.

Instead of snacking on candy, pastries, or cookies, munch on fruits such as apples, carrot, watermelons , bananas, peaches, or oranges and cucumber sticks.


Vegetables are good for you.

There are vegetables that are good for negative calorie intake. This means that a 15-calorie carrot can make your burn 20 calories; therefore, you burn 5 calories every time you eat a carrot.


As aforementioned, it is very important to also know and educate yourself about the process of losing weight. Always remember that the best diet consists of a low carbohydrate intake. This has constantly proven to be the most effective way to lose weight. Keep in mind that the body burns carbohydrates, fats, and then protein, in that order. To become a fat-burner, you will need to eliminate the primary energy source more frequently which are the carbohydrates. This is why it is better to take a low carbohydrate diet versus a low fat diet. Low carbohydrate diets are much more effective. In some or other way, you belly fat comes in your way to enjoy the life to its fullest. Sometimes you may feel embarrassed in front of beautiful girls because of your belly fat. In one way or another way it serves as an obstacle in your life.

You always had this desire of wearing a body fit shirt, but because of the fear, that your belly fat could pop out any time, you keep depriving yourself of the confidence and pride which you completely deserve in all the sense.

So, what is the way out? How do you eliminate the belly fat? How do you get rid of it?

The answer lies in the simplicity. It is so simple you will be shocked at this method. The simple way to lose belly fat is to eat more. Yes, eating is your key to losing your belly fat. I told you it is an easy method. Let us see explore the reasons how eating more could make you lose belly fat. Food is not your real enemy. It is the excess of calories that makes you fat day in and day out. Your eating habits and patterns will determine, whether you will lose your belt fat or not.

Let me give you an illustration. “Right Now, you are feeling really hungry. So to satisfy your hunger you eat and in the process you also over-stuff yourself”. Let us now dig into this situation:

  1. You have consumed lots of food, means intake of lot of calorie.
  2. Your body will take more time to process the food, since you have eaten large amount of food.
  3. Therefore, when you indulge in this activity recurrently, it extents the accumulation of fat in your belly.
  4. This example clearly demonstrates how our eating habits affect our body in such a big way. By following all the above tips, you will surely know to lose belly fat quickly and keep it off successfully. Try them out!
Author Info

Dr Nagi Safa

Dr Nagi Safa is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon (Weight-Loss Surgeon) at the Advanced BMI in Lebanon and at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, and holds an academic appointment at the University of Montreal. Furthermore, he is involved in the training of residents and surgical fellows on how to perform advanced laparoscopic obesity surgery. In 2010, he launched the Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (Advanced BMI) in Lebanon, and has been helping hundreds of patients from all over the Middle-East through his expertise in obesity surgery. Education: Dr Safa completed his residency training at the University of Montreal General Surgery Program. He then performed a fellowship in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and Minimal Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery), at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, which is the largest Weight Loss Surgery center in the Montreal area, and one of the busiest in Canada. Experience: During his training, and throughout his practice, Dr Safa performed more than one thousand laparoscopic procedures, including Roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, gastric plication and many other abdominal surgery procedures. He has a particular interest in LaparoscopicRevisional Surgery including banding, bypass and sleeve. With a keen interest in the advancement of obesity surgery and newer minimally invasive surgical techniques, Dr Safa gained experience in the single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS), and offers Single Incision gastric banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery. Research: His current research interests include clinical outcomes from various bariatric surgery procedures and investigations on the impact of bariatric surgery on Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome X. Memberships: Dr Safa holds professional memberships with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons, Canadian Association of General Surgeons, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Association for Surgical Oncology, Quebec Medical Association, Trauma Association of Canada, Association Quebecoise de Chirurgie, International College of Surgeon, and the College des Medecins du Quebec.