To get rid of your diet soda belly, give this 3-step plan from Dr. Mike Dow a try!
If you drink multiple cans of diet soda on a regular basis, you’re likely familiar with the “diet soda belly” phenomenon, where extra fat accumulates around your waist. Studies have shown that ironically, diet soda can cause weight gain, due in part to the artificial sweeteners which can trigger additional sugar intake. But if you’re addicted to diet soda, it can be difficult to stop drinking it. Find out how to cut back on your diet soda habit without going cold turkey with this plan from Dr. Mike Dow.
Step 2: Tackle Belly Fat
To battle belly fat, start eating more fibrous foods. Soluble fiber, especially viscous fiber helps the body absorb more nutrients. Plant-based foods all contain viscous fiber, which includes asparagus, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, turnips, apricots, mangoes, and oranges.