We all dream of a flat belly, but how easily achievable is that?
When it comes to losing belly fat, many of us might think that the only way to get rid of that excess baggage is by working out for hours to burn off the fat. While it may be true to a certain extent, it’s not the only method you can rely on.
Whether you’re injured, don’t have the time to hit the gym or simply not an active person, there are still ways for you to achieve a flat tummy as long as you make the right choices. These five science-backed pointers can help you to reduce your tummy size without having to squeeze in any exercise!
1. Serve unhealthy food on red plates
Cutting out unhealthy food is easier said than done, especially if you’re a huge snack lover. If you’re finding it difficult to control your consumption of cakes and junk foods, try serving them on a red plate. A 2012 study found that red tableware can affect the amount of food and beverage we consume as the colour functions as a subtle stop signal that we associate to in our daily lives. In fact, a new study conducted in 2015 further proved that the colour red reduces food intake more for unhealthy than for healthy food!