Created by: Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun (@ayovanelmar)
Modified by: Nanya Konwea
A perfect body is every woman’s fantasy and so we spend countless moments drooling on pages of curved and sexy sistas on Instagram while cursing our lack of a toned stomach. One advice, please do not let Instagram depress you gurl!
Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun in this episode of Eat Right Africa gives tips from the nutrition standpoint on how to work your way to loosing that extra bulge. Some kinds of foods may be the reason all that sit-ups and knee hugs are having no effect.
Bottom-line, you need to drastically cut down on sugars and carbohydrates if you want to lose that tummy fat really fast. The photos below are to make you drool one last time before you give up or marginally adjust your intake of these foods.
All forms of cassava are your worst enemies in this quest to a trim stomach, so do your best to give it up.
Photocredit: Sisi Jemima
You can switch up your bread choice for wheat bread, not as much fun but yeah. There are so many recipes on how to make wheat bread tasteful so fit-food can be yummy too.
Photocredit: Cookies or Biscuits
Haaa! How can anybody give up rice? But there are lesser known super grains that you can go for like bulgur or basmati. A cup of bulgur has fewer calories, less fat, and more than twice the fiber of rice!
Photocredit: Sisi Jemimah
Baked or boiled, fried or roasted, Ayo explains that plantain is packed with carbohydrates that will make it difficult to lose the fat.
So now you may be thinking ‘what is left?’
Watch the video to find out from the nutritionist herself.