Visceral fat is concentrated in the abdomen and has the function of protecting the organs of the digestive tract, kidneys and heart. It is considered normal if it does not exceed the limits, causing the famous “beer belly”. Increased localized fat can cause health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, stroke and increased bad cholesterol. Visceral fat is a consequence of a diet rich in carbohydrates and sugars and poor in nutrients.
Include the following fruits in the diet:
Apple; Kiwi; Bacaxi; Wait; Strawberry; Acai; Star fruit; Lemon juice; Acerola; Blackberry; Raspberry; Melon.
Consume vegetables preferably steamed or raw and with little salt.
Pumpkin; Pod; Cucumber; Zucchini; Eggplant; Turnip; Radish; Carrot; Bell peppers; Chuchu; Beet; Tomato.
Vegetables when eaten raw provide a greater hunger satisfaction, decreasing the urge to eat.
Spinach; Cabbage; Cauliflower; Chard; Arugula; Escarola; Lettuce; Broccoli; Cress; Almeirão; Salsão.
Meat, fish and seafood
Choose leaner, grilled or roasted meats.
Hake; Salmon; Sea bass; Sole; Shrimp; Squid; Scallops; Tuna fish; Chicken meat; Turkey meat; Pork.
Thermogenic foods increase body temperature by stimulating the body to burn fat.
Ginger; Cinnamon; Green tea; Coffee; Red pepper; Coconut oil; Ice water; Hibiscus tea; Apple vinegar.
Seeds, grains, oilseeds and pasta
Include seeds in nature or in the form of flour and whole grains in your diet.
Pumpkin seed; Quinoa; Chia; Flax seeds; Sunflower seeds; Nuts, almonds and hazelnuts; Bean; Brown rice.