THE 10 WORST FOODS TO EAT FOR A FLAT BELLY  

High-Fat Fast Food

Sodium causes the body to retain water to maintain a balanced concentration of salts, which can result in temporary increases in weight.

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Sugar Alcohols

Sweeteners like mannitol and sorbitol are more difficult to digest—and when consumed, they travel through our digestive tract and promote gas production.

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Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables contain large amounts of sulfur compounds and complex carbohydrates like fiber.

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Potato Chips

The fats used in potato chips are often saturated fats, which are more likely to be stored as body fat, particularly when consumed in excess.

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White Bread

White bread has a high glycemic index, meaning it causes a rapid spike in blood sugar levels.

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White Pasta

regular consumption of refined carbohydrates can alter the balance of gut microbiota, potentially leading to dysbiosis.

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Legumes

When that compound reaches the large intestine, the bacteria there start to ferment it and produce gas.

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Dairy

Foods with more of the lactose removed, such as hard cheeses, may be tolerated well. Yogurt may be tolerated in some [people], due to its active probiotic cultures.

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Alcohol

Beer traditionally contains wheat and gluten, which can cause bloating, gas, pain, and/or diarrhea in someone intolerant to wheat or gluten.

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Sugary Smoothies and Juices

Juices and smoothies are often marketed as healthy drinks because they pack a few servings of fruit.

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