7 Habits That Cause Belly Fat

posted on 14 Sep 2014 23:29 by jumpynosh910

So, you've got yourself an absolutely gorgeous bikini to wear for a pool party two weeks from now. Unsure how to trim down in order to do some justice to that wonderful bikini waiting in your closet? Take a look at these seven habits which can cause belly fat - and be sure to do the reverse, so you could shape up and lose those unsightly bulges as fast as possible!

1. Drinking Carbonated Beverages Consistently

Can not continue a day without gulping down a can or two of soda? If this is you, then you're definitely not being kind to your body. According to researchers, consuming a couple of cans of pop daily causes your waistline to raise at least five times quicker than those who hardly drink pop in the span of a week. The idea behind this is that the high amount of sugar used in pops trigger your craving for food, so you end up eating more than you should during mealtimes. Diet sodas aren't any worse than standard varieties since these contain artificial sweeteners, which can increase your appetite as much as sugar does. You are doing your body and general well-being a favor by picking a nutritious drink that's also low in sugar content. Since soda just causes you to add pounds without quenching your thirst bother drinking it, right?

2. Using a Larger Plate Each Time You Eat

Whether it is a buffet dinner or simply a regular meal at home, pay attention to the size of plate you use at mealtime. In a survey conducted among obese individuals, it was found that these folks prefer larger plates over smaller or medium -sized ones. For their food, obese individuals have more space with a big plate size. So, how can this custom cause belly fat? Simple. You have a tendency to have more than your body demands, and that results in more fat stored in your body, when you have a larger space to pile up your food. To avoid this horrible chain reaction, make it a point to use smaller plates and resist the impulse to eat when you've already had enough, or go back for seconds.

3. Dining Late at Night

While it is true as you sleep, your body naturally burns some flab, it may be unable to economically do so when you go to bed on a full stomach. Aside from reclining on a complete stomach, eating late and causing belly fat increases since gravitation is no longer capable to pull everything in your tummy right down your risk of developing acid reflux and indigestion. If possible, merely bite on fruits in case you feel a bit hungry at night instead of raiding the fridge for sweet desserts to satisfy your craving.