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What are some foods that kill belly fat?

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Some foods that kill belly fat are vegetables, vegetable oils, dark chocolate, green tea, cinnamon, Greek yogurt, salmon and some meat. These foods are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other valuable nutrients that help the body break down fat naturally.

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What are some foods that kill belly fat?
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In addition to helping the body feel pleasantly full with fewer and healthier calories, vegetables help promote weight loss because they are rich in naturally fat-burning antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Some of the nutrients, catechins and anthocyanins, also help improve the body’s ability to burn fat. Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale and cabbage contain phytonutrients that help fight off environmental estrogen, which can add belly fat.

Orange, yellow and green vegetables, including carrots, corn, pumpkin, summer squash, sweet potatoes, yellow and orange peppers, yellow tomatoes, and green vegetables such as asparagus, cabbage, cucumbers, green beans, lettuce, spinach and zucchini contain vitamin A. Vitamin A helps prevent inflammation and oxidation stress; too much oxygen in the body can damage cells. These vegetables also contain vitamin C, which helps prevent fat storage.

Other foods, such as virgin olive oil, coconut oil, dark chocolate that is more than 80 percent cocoa, probiotic-rich Greek yogurt and meats such as lean turkey meat, free-range chicken and grass-fed beef all contain important nutrients that help fight body fat.

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