Get rid of midsection flab fast and forever with these foods that boost belly-fat burning!
This earthy sip is so powerful that it has been shown to boost metabolism and speed weight loss by 21 percent. Credit goes to the tea’s L-theanine, a calming compound that blocks the release of the stress hormone cortisol, which triggers visceral-fat storage.
Berries (as well as black beans and cherries) are packed with anthocyanins, compounds that switch off the chemical messengers that allow belly-fat cells to absorb new fat. The result: Study subjects who consumed these foods regularly lost 30 percent more belly fat than those who didn’t.
Quercetin, a compound in onions, has been shown to boost abdominal-fat burn by 636 percent and triple visceral-fat burn by boosting the production of an enzyme that determines whether energy will be stored as fat or burned for fuel.
This article originally appeared in the print magazine for our sister site, FirstForWomen.com.