The first step in achieving a flat tummy is to eliminate all junk food from your diet. Replace the junk food with nutrient packed and fiber rich food like fruits, vegetables, poultry, lean beef, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, beans, nuts, seeds etc. Do not store hot dogs or sausages or candy bars in your home. Remove things that will tempt you.
The main challenge in achieving a flat stomach is not in the food but sticking to a healthy diet and also avoiding junk foods which we most times find irresistible.
If you can cut down the level of junk food that is consumed,you will notice that you will start losing weight even without engaging in strenuous exercise routines.
NIGERIAN FOODS/ DISHES FOR A FLAT STOMACH
Majority of us enjoy and prefer fried plantains,but it’s not healthy,if you are serious about weight loss,then you should switch it up and prepare a healthy boiled plantain. According to weight loss experts using Green Plantain to prepare dishes will make you lose weight or also keep your weight in check.
One of my favorite tasty fruits and also one of the highly nutritious, you can literally feed on Avocado the whole day to keep your weight in check.
Lemons have detoxifying properties that help to aid weight loss,it also helps to make your skin look fresh,also a good facial spot remover.
Although some people say that consuming wheat didn’t aid in their weight loss,however a high percentage of people has confirmed that consumption of wheat helps in controlling their weight by making them fuller enabling weight loss.
5. Vegetable soups
Vegetables are good for you,apart from being a great booster of the immune system, it will also help you to shed that stubborn weight.
Consider preparing nigerian native soups like ugwu soup,spinach soup,ewedu, oha soup,edikaikong or afang soup and eat with wheat,this combination has helped a lot of Nigerians lose weight especially those that don’t really like taking fruits.
Eating a small quantity of Beans daily can take you through out the whole day and help you to stay fuller,hence helping you not to eat too much,beans is also a good source of protein and it is low in Carbohydrates.
7. Ofada Rice
Almost all the Nigerian dishes are based in carbohydrates,foods like yam,bread,potatoes etc you should consider staying away from dishes rich in carbohydrates or try to cut down the consumption of carbohydrate intake in other to lose weight.
Ofada rice has a low percentage of carbohydrate and also contains a substantial amount of protein,therefore it’s good for people trying to lose weight.