Stop fantasizing about a tummy tuck. The best flat-belly fix is a combination of simple everyday habits including eating real foods, colon cleanse, focused exercise and de-stressing. Too much belly fat can raise the risk of heart disease, so trimming your middle is a great goal for your overall health.
Eat a fiber rich break-fast. Make a smoothie with 8 oz. almond milk, ½ avocado, ½ banana, 2 handful spinach, ½ apple, 1 tsp coconut oil, 1 tsp chia.
Do an herbal colon cleanse. Herbs that provide support to occasional constipation are cape aloe, rhubarb, slippery elm bark, marshmallow root, and triphala. ( Ask us about a month cleanse)
Drink 16 glasses of water. Failure to drink enough water may also compromise bowel health. The bowels need an adequate water supply to moisten waste products and allow for the smooth movement of waste. Without sufficient water, bowel transit time slows, resulting in hard, dry stool that sticks to the colon walls.
Walk daily for 60 minutes. Many causes of constipation relate to our lifestyle, such as lack of exercise. A study in Germany found a reduction in symptoms of constipation among women who engaged in frequent physical activity; while a Japanese study found that walking help maintain natural bowel function.
Get your belly sleep. Sleep is the new shapewear. Get 7 to 8 hours.
Sip some parsley broth. Parsley is a natural diuretic or kidney cleanse, that gets rid of whatever water you might be holding on. Boil a few cups of water with fresh parsley for 5-10 minutes, strain and drink.
Find a little calm when you can. Bet you never knew that meditation could lead to less tummy.
It’s just that simple! Daily upgrade your habits.