flat belly quickly?
Who doesn’t dream of having a flat belly? Most people are obsessed with their belly even at Chi HQ. To have a flat belly depends really on what you eat and how many time you workout during the week. So in this article you will find out how to get your flat belly in a short time.
What to eat? What food to avoid?
The first piece of advice that we can give you is to avoid as much as you can sugar. This will keep insulin levels low and also keep levels of glucagon high. Glucagon plays an active role in allowing the body to regulate the utilisation of glucose and fats. This hormone, is the best friend you could ever have in the struggle for a flat belly! The closer to zero grams of sugar you consume, the lower your insulin and the higher your glucagon levels.
Salt can make your tummy bloat also so try using natural sea salt or kosher salt, which is lower in sodium.
The best flat belly menu
Breakfast: A slice of whole-wheat bread with natural peanut butter and 1 cup of your favourite berries or a nice porridge full of vitamins.
Lunch: Spinach salad with sliced avocado, grilled firm tofu, and cherry tomatoes, drizzled with a little olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
Dinner: Grilled salmon, a roasted sweet potato, and sautéed asparagus with olive oil and garlic.
Snack: A cup of fat-free yogurt with 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds.
Tip 1: To prevent bloating, chewing is the best tip! Chew food until it is like applesauce in your mouth. Digestion begins in the mouth, and without proper chewing, food is not well-digested.
Tip 2: Eating portion-controlled meals that include whole-grain foods throughout the day is the best way to eat for a flat belly.
How many days per week should I exercise?
Exercising is the best way to have a healthy way to live. To get your flat belly of your dream you have to focus on abs exercises.
But you should first start your workout by cardio exercises. They will heat up your core temperature and improve circulation, both of which will aid in acquiring a flat stomach. Strive for at least 30 minutes a day minimum.
And then your can simply do the crunch abs. You will have a flat stomach in no time!
Summer is on its way and we can now finally ditch the lunchtime hot soups or baguette for a nice chilled healthy salad At Chi, we love eating salads and can prove eating healthy can be easy, yet still remain exciting and delicious!
So if your wondering how we do this at Chi, here is the solution! We love to jazz up our salads with lots of fresh colour vegetables, fruit and super foods making it look like a fun, eye-catching rainbow bowl of goodness. Salads are a perfect meal for any summer diets or health kicks. There very nutritious, low in calories and makes the perfect lunch meal as they are not too heavy and will guarantee to keep you feeling full of energy. Not forgetting it helps to aid digestion, cleanse your body and will get you feeling beach body ready in no time. So you’ll feel fabulous for any summer holidays.
It sometimes may be the case that without a creamy dressing, it can taste dry and a little bit on the boring side. However, these dressings can end up making it as fattening as a burger and chips! We have put together some tantalising, mouth-watering HEALTHY salad dressings using our Chi products to get you ready for the summer!
Coconut Chia Salad Dressing
- 14 Ozs Chi Coconut Milk
- 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds
- 1 Tbsp Onion (minced)
- 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
- 1 Spring Onions (finely chopped)
- 1 Tsp Basil Leaves (finely chopped)
- 1 Clove Garlic (Grated)
- 1/4 Tsp Dried Dillweed
- 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt
Coconut and Lime Salad Dressing
- 2 Tbsps Chi Coconut Milk
- 2 Tbsps Lime Juice
- 1 Tbsp Natural Yoghurt
- 1/2 Tsp Soy Sauce
- 1/2 Tsp Curry Sauce (Thai)
Soy Ginger Coconut Oil Salad Dressing
- 1 Tbsp Chi Coconut Oil
- 1 Tsp Soy Sauce
- 1/2 Tsp Honey
- 1/8 Tsp Ginger (Minced or grated)
- 1 dash Red Pepper flakes
Blood Orange Coconut Water Salad Dressing
- 1 Cup Chi Coconut Water
- 2 Blood Oranges
- 1 Garlic Clove (Finely Minced)
- 1/2 Tsp Whole grain mustard
- 1/4 Tsp Ground black pepper
- 1/2 Cup extra-virgin Olive Oil
Curry, Coconut, Ginger, Peanut Dressing
- 1 Tbsp Chi Coconut Oil (melted)
- 2 Garlic Cloves (finely chopped)
- 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
- 1 Tbsp Hoisin Sauce
- 2 Tbsp Fresh Ginger(grated)
- 1 1/2 Tbsps Coconut Vinegar
- 1/2 Tsp Chilli Oil (optional)
Thai Sweet Chilli Dressing
- 1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce
- 1/4 cup Chi Coconut Milk
- 2 Tbsps Fish Sauce (or soy sauce)
- 2 Tbsps Lime Juice (1 fresh lime)
- 1 Tbsp Peanut butter
- 2 Cloves Garlic (grated)
- 2 Tbsps Ginger (grated)