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3 Vegetables to Melt Belly Fat! | Islamic Medicine Academy

3 Vegetables to Melt Belly Fat!

Toxic chemicals:
In our daily lives, we are surrounded by harmful chemicals, both in our food and our environment. Pesticides and petrochemicals exist in our drinking water and the air we breathe; cosmetics, cleaning agents and plastics contain toxic substances known as xenoestrogens. Certain chemicals can even throw our hormones out of balance.

Xenoestrogens are currently hard to avoid. We are constantly exposed to these toxic substances, and once they enter the body, they begin to behave like oestrogen. This can lead to a hormone imbalance in both men and women, even leading to infertility. In men, the quality of their sperm often decreases and women usually develop menstrual issues or even polycystic ovary syndrome. If that wasn’t enough, xenoestrogens can cause obesity as our bodies continue to store more and more fat. As a result of all of these health concerns, you can develop an increased risk of more serious issues such as cancer.

The solution:
We know that vegetables are good for us, but did you know that eating certain vegetablescan help you lose weight and melt away tenacious belly fat?

Onions: Onions are extremely good for your body. They can:
• Prevent heart problems.
• Fight cancer cells.
• Soothe allergy and asthma symptoms.
• Strengthen your bones.

Cruciferous vegetables: Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, etc. These vegetables contain indole-3-carbinol, which has a very beneficial effect on our hormones, particularly oestrogen.

Pumpkin: Pumpkin is an excellent food for our hormone health as they are low in calories and high in beta-carotene and vitamin A. By containing a high level of potassium, they help to balance our bodily fluids and reduce bloating.

We should always strive to stay away from toxins and feed our bodies healthy food to increase our strength and fight off illnesses.If you consume these vegetables on a regular basis, you’ll be surprised at the positive effects they will have on your body.