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Do you want a flat stomach? Check Out 5 foods you should avoid eating

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  • Being mindful of what you eat daily is very important as the process to getting a flat stomach depends on it.

How to get a flat stomach is one of the most searched contents online. The complains that came with staying at home during the pandemic was with people gaining lots of weight. To get rid of it isn’t easy and as the holiday seasons draw nearer, we will be doing more eating in the name of merry making which will in the long term make us gain weight.

Being mindful of what you eat daily is very important as the process to getting a flat stomach depends on it.


After extensive research by Ghparrot, most nutritionist believe that, you get excess fat around the mid-section due to bad dietary choices and hormonal imbalance. Most especially,cortisol, leptin, grehlin and insulin which are related to stress, bad sleep patterns and high intake of sugar.

If you want a flat stomach, these are five foods you should avoid eating.

1. Give up the grains

Grains are a carbohydrate that many people find difficult to digest and can cause bloating.


2. Stay away from booze

Alcohol causes the body to retain water and in many cases the gas already in popular beverages such as beer and cider can lead to bloating.

3. Ditch the dairy

Most dairy products contain lactose which the body finds difficult to digest. If you want to beat the bloat you should avoid products such as ice cream, cheese and milk.

4. Curb the caffeine

While many of us are used to knocking back a couple of teas or coffees just to get through the morning slog, the caffeine you are consuming might be bloating you out.

5. Forget fried foods

Most fried foods are junk food.

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