5 Foods That De-Bloat Faster Than Any Other

Here's the sobering news: according to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store fat is your midsection. That stubborn section of fat carries a strong risk factor for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and more—all things serious enough to make us take pause before our next Seamless order. To truly burn the fat, you’ll need to squeeze in some quality cardio time at the gym. (And if you hate cardio, this low-impact workout is a good alternative.)

However, there are other ways you can jump-start the process—namely, your diet. We asked two health professionals—Alexandra Samit, Be Well health coach at Dr. Lipman’s Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, and Nicole Granato, a women’s health specialist—for the fat-burning, good-for-you foods we should be eating to de-bloat our midsection and help you lose belly fat. Keep scrolling to see them all.