How to reduce belly fat after delivery in Nigeria, How to lose belly fat while breastfeeding in Nigeria.
*TIPS FOR LOSING WEIGHT AFTER DELIVERY ESPECIALLY FOR NIGERIAN WOMEN!*
Losing baby weight can be hard for some women. While the first few pounds naturally shed themselves within the first week or so after giving birth, that remaining weight can really cause some frustration especially the excess belly fats. There are several things you can do to speed up the process and make it a little easier.
*TIPS TO GUIDING YOU.*
✔Drink hot water and lemon every morning.
✔Drink 8-10 glasses of water everyday.
✔Drink water 10 minutes before your main meal
✔Also avoid drinking water in between meals
✔Drink water like 5-10 minutes after your meal
✔Breakfast is a MUST in weight loss.
✔Always eat slowly, rushing your food makes you swallow air and you feel bloated.
✔The most culprits for weight gain is carbohydrates intake which comes in various forms in our food and drink intake.
✔Reduce your carbohydrates intake to lawn tennis ball size.
✔Go for white meats like chicken🐔, fish🐠, turkey🦃, snail🐌, egg🍳.
✔Avoid eating red meat, opt for lean meat without fats.
✔Avoid eating cows offals (called orisirisi like ponmo, kidney, liver, lungs, intestines, saki etc) they contain more fats.
✔Avoid point and kill fish especially cat fish, it does not have good fat because they are mostly bred with fertilisers that are not good for the body.
✔Change your oil to healthy oil like groundnut oil, virgin oil.
✔Always add little oil into your cooking(2-3) turning spoon used in stiring your soup.
✔Avoid eating fried foods.
✔Boiling or grilling is much better.
✔Eat three times a day in small portion
✔Never eat fruits with your meal or in between meals.
✔Eat fruits separately.
✔Snack on nuts to keep hunger at bay like groundnut, almond nuts, cashew nuts.
✔Avocado 🥑🥑🥑 is a good source of fat
✔Incorporate eating fruits everyday
✔Avoid consuming sugar and sugar products
✔Avoid eating flour and flour products
✔Avoid eating junk foods like fast foods, they contain zero calories.
✔Eat more of 🍍🍎🍓🍇 and plain vegetables
✔Do more of 🍎🍊🍌🍉🍇🍒🍍 smoothies with unsweetened yoghurt.
✔Avoid eating for two because you are breastfeeding.
✔Avoid eating late dinner after 7pm, if you feel.
TRY ALL THESE WEIGHT LOSS REGIMEN AFTER CHILDBIRTH (CS OR VAGINAL DELIVERY) AND WATCH THE EXCESS BELLY FAT YOU GATHER DURING PREGNANCY BURN AND YOUR TUMMY FLATTEN OUT. DON’T STARVE ANYWAY, YOU NEED FOOD TO REPLENISH YOUR LOST NUTRIENTS DURING PREGNANCY AND YOU STILL NEED TO EAT PROPERLY SO AS TO BREASTFEED YOUR BABY.
Written by Dr. Njobvu