In order to get a flat stomach, you need more than just physical exercise. You need to eat healthy foods, control your caloric intake, and eat the right amount of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Maintaining a healthy diet is something we highly recommend, not only to look better but also to improve your health.
Achieving the desired goal is possible; you just need to be disciplined in order to follow a balanced diet and an exercising routine. We’ve made a list with easy tips that will help you get that desirable flat belly.
Glycemic index diet
This index was created to help people with diabetes control their blood sugar levels. There are many foods on the glycemic index diet: cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumbers, zucchini, dark leaf lettuce, onions, pears, tomatoes, watercress, broccoli, bananas, apples, and berries are some of the foods that take longer to digest, so they help you feel full for longer.
Everyone knows that we need to exercise in order to get a flat belly; cardio is one of the best exercising options. According to shape.com, “It's true, you can burn calories doing just about anything that gets your heart pumping—jogging, biking, swimming, dancing, etc. But with this killer cardio routine, you'll torch more calories while also engaging your deepest core muscles”.
The intestinal flora is made up of millions of "good" bacteria that live in your digestive system; they are responsible for maintaining your health and boosting the immune system. Intestinal bacteria metabolize bile acids, sterols, and xenobiotics but, when we take antibiotics, we follow a poor diet or stress overwhelms us, the intestinal flora is altered and it may cause abdominal bloating, gas and indigestion. To avoid this, take a couple of yogurts a day.