Getting rid of belly fat has additional benefits, such as lowering the risk of heart disease. Picture: TOURMEDICA.CO.UK
Belly fat can be one of the most stubborn fats to deal with.  Experts say that it requires disciple in the kitchen and dedication at the gym.

Getting rid of belly fat has additional benefits, such as lowering the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

However, there are some remedies that you can try that help shed a few kilos.

Water, honey, lemon

This bedtime weight loss beverage is simple and timeless. Just a cup of warm water, honey, and lemon can do wonders for your body. While water is necessary for flushing toxins out of the body, honey aids in flawless skin and speeding up one\’s metabolism. 

Lemon also assists in cleansing the liver and relieving the body of stored fact. This terrific trio is sure to bring desired results and help relax you for bedtime.

Green tea

Green tea contains catechins that can speed up your metabolism and aid your liver in burning fat. Studies have shown that substituting your regular coffee for four to five cups of green tea can help you seriously lose belly fat.

Avoid buying processed green tea as it often contains added sugar, which can undermine any health benefits.


Cinnamon is a great fat burner. Like ginger, cinnamon is thermogenic. This means that cinnamon produces heat through metabolic stimulation.

Therefore, cinnamon makes your body burn fat. Cinnamon also lowers your blood sugar levels and reduces the risk of diabetes.  Try to include one teaspoon of ground cinnamon in your diet daily. Cinnamon is great to add to smoothies and oatmeal, and in baking as well. It is also easy to add to pancakes.