Fresh fruits and vegetables are the most important part of a healthy diet. There are some vegetables though that are much more effective in dealing with belly fat and fat loss. These types of vegetables contain powerful antioxidants and fat burning compounds. The most beneficial type of vegetable is green vegetables, white, yellow, red, and purple vegetables.
White vegetables such as cauliflowers, mushrooms, onions, and turnips are very rich in anthoxanthins. Anthoxanthins are flavonoid pigments and contain a lot of allicin, that are disease-fighting chemicals. Allicin is known to fight the bad cholesterol in the blood as well as lower blood pressure levels.
Red and Purple Vegetables
Red and purple vegetables are very rich in lycopene that is powerful antioxidant is dealing with protecting your heart and arteries and protect from several types of cancers. The vegetables from this family are beets, red cabbage, eggplant, and tomatoes.
Green Vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, cucumber, and kale contain a lot of vitamin C, chlorophyll, and folic acid. Folic acid is very important since it controls and makes sure that the protein in the body is metabolized properly. Also folic acid is responsible for keeping the insulin levels in check. The green vegetables are the ones that burn belly fat the most in that way that they control the insulin level. If your insulin levels are fluctuating constantly, it causes weight gain and belly fat storage.
Orange and Yellow Vegetables
Orange and yellow vegetables such as carrot, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and corn contain a lot of beta-carotene and vitamin A and are the best for our skin. Also, this kind of vegetables contain a lot of vitamin C that can help with regulation of stress hormones in our bodies and by this prevent storage of belly fat.