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Why you have pot belly and 5 nutritious foods that can reduce belly fat

Pot belly happens when the stomach protude excessively than normal as a result of fat accumulation. Pot belly can be caused by different factors, some of which are:

1. Excessive drinking of alcoholic drinks

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2. Late night eating

3. Feeding on junks 

4. Intake of sugary drinks

5. Postpartum or after childbirth belly fat.

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The above are few of many reasons why a person can have pot belly. Excess fat in the body can lead to various ailments in the long run if care is not taken. Some of the diseases are diabetes or high blood sugar, high blood pressure, obesity and numerous others. However, you can start feeding on nutritious and low fat foods to reduce your stomach. Here are 10 foods you can eat to reduce your pot belly and for better health.

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1. Oats

They are rich source of soluble fibre that can fill up the stomach therefore preventing overfeeding.

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2. Milk 

Milk is a source of calcium and vitamin D which are necessary for weight loss or reduction of the stomach.

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3. Eggs

Eggs are rich source of protein, which can fill up a stomach so that there won't be need to eat much. 

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4. Vegetables

Vegetables are embedded with essential vitamins and minerals that are good for replenishment of the body. They are also rich source of fibre which are good for reducing weight.

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5. Beans

This is a food rich in both protein and fibre. It is a great food for weight loss.

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