Reducing calorie intake is the most effective method for eliminating abdominal fat.
However, not all calories are the same, and not all foods should be cut out of a healthy diet.
Bananas have a poor record (too carby!) among health-conscious eaters, but they're really rather nutritious. The potassium in bananas is very useful for this purpose.
"If you're carrying too much water weight, like if you ate a lot of salty foods the night before, high-potassium foods can help you get rid of that water weight,"
The high potassium content of fruits like watermelon may help reduce water retention.
Watermelon is rich in the amino acid arginine, which helps the body burn fat more rapidly, as reported in a research published in the journal Nutrition.
Dietary probiotics are "good" bacteria-rich meals that help keep the digestive system in check.
Crandall suggests eating one of these probiotic-rich meals daily for optimal digestive health.