The Best Foods That Melt Abdominal Fat

The number one food recommendation for anyone who wants to lose belly fat? According to Kim Yawitz, RD, a registered dietitian and gym owner in St. Louis, Mo.: "Eat more foods that are high in soluble fiber—a nutrient that most Americans don't get enough of.

Beans

Whether you're having it for breakfast or as a snack to tide you over between meals, unsweetened plain Greek yogurt is an excellent choice to target pesky belly fat.

Greek Yogurt

Yawitz also recommends loading up on nuts to slim down. "Studies suggest that people who eat more nuts weigh less and have less belly fat than those who don't eat them as often.

Nuts

A lot of amazing things happen to your body when you eat carrots. One of them? You might shed abdominal fat. "Carotenoids are pigments that give red, orange, and yellow fruits and vegetables their color.

Carrots

Grab that glass of OJ, friends. "This is probably a surprising food, but regularly drinking an OJ that's fortified with both vitamin D and calcium may help with decreasing your belly fat!

Fortified Orange Juice

"Eating more high-quality protein such as salmon could help lower your body fat. A study in Nutrition & Metabolism found that doing so was connected to a decrease in the percent of central abdominal fat," said Gorin

Salmon