Let’s face it. Most of us would like to have a flatter stomach or even better, lose those stomach fat altogether. Besides wanting to look good (aspired by all of us), the fact is that stomach fat is scientifically linked to an abundant of health issues such as stroke, heart disease, diabetes, bloating, heartburn, etc. With that much health problems related to stomach fat, we should lose it not just because we want a more desirable figure but because it’s a health risk! The good news is losing some belly fat is achievable. Just concentrate on practicing these 5 tips and you’ll be on your way to a flatter stomach and probably start carving out those fabulous six-packs you’ve been dreaming about. Tip 1: Carry water everywhere This is a lifelong habit everyone should instil into their lives, not only to lose your belly fat because it’s always a good idea to stay well hydrated for good health. Keep a bottle of water with you at all times. Sip water every now and then so that you’ll feel fuller, refreshed and most importantly, if you’re not thirsty, you’ll be less likely to reach for a can of sugared drink. Try it for a week and you’ll see the difference! Tip 2: Colour your meal Did you know that making your meal more colourful is also the way to a healthier consumption? The spectrum of brilliant colours when you put together spinach, carrots, peppers and tomatoes is a wonderful way to colour your plate and to lose that belly fat fast! Tip 3: Cut out fast food This is a must if you want to battle against belly fat. Sure, fast food is convenient but it’s loaded with calories and fat that’ll head straight to our bellies and buttocks so please skip it and go for healthier fast food options such as sandwiches and salads with light dressings minus the fried stuff. Tip 4: Cut out sweet beverages Numerous studies have shown that excess sugar is the cause of belly fat and most of the calories which come from high fructose corn syrup confuse our body process so it ends up stored as stomach fat. Did you know that 1 can of soda have 39 grams of sugar in total? And juices have about 50 grams of sugar per bottle? Ditch those sodas and juices and go for water! Tip 5: Do not starve yourself Many make the mistake of skipping meals or simply starving themselves and that does not help in burning your belly fat. You can cut calories but you need to eat as well to promote good metabolism. It’s dangerous to starve yourself, unhealthy for your body and it might even cause other health problems! Don’t give up on your goal Start implementing these tips into your lifestyle and you’ll find that after a couple of weeks, you’ll lose some centimetres around your belly. You’ll hit a plateau later where you’ll find that you’re not losing centimetres anymore but don’t worry. It’s just a sign that your body is adjusting to all your positive steps so keep going and you’re closer to your goal of losing that stomach fat faster! Other variable options Understandably, stomach fat is quite stubborn so if you’re experiencing difficulty in losing belly fat after staying true to the 5 tips above, you can consult Beverly Wilshire’s surgeon to maybe consider other treatments such as Coolsculpting or Liposuction. We’ll help you to achieve that sexy stomach sooner than you think!