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  • Writer's pictureDr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam

Natural Home Remedies to Reduce Belly Fat


Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, is a type of fat that surrounds the organs in the abdomen and can pose serious health risks, such as diabetes, heart disease, and inflammation. Losing belly fat is not only beneficial for your appearance, but also for your well-being. However, many people struggle to get rid of the stubborn fat around their waistline, despite following various diets and exercise routines.


Fortunately, there are some natural home remedies that can help you reduce belly fat effectively and safely. Here are some of them:

  • Lemon Water: Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants that can help detoxify your body and boost your metabolism. Drinking lemon water on an empty stomach every morning can help you burn more calories and fat throughout the day. To prepare lemon water, squeeze the juice of one lemon into a glass of warm water and drink it before breakfast. You can also add some honey or black pepper for extra benefits.

  • Almonds: Almonds are one of the best nuts for weight loss, as they are high in protein, fiber, healthy fats, and magnesium. These nutrients can help you feel full for longer, prevent overeating, and improve your digestion. Almonds can also help lower your cholesterol and blood sugar levels, which are linked to belly fat accumulation. You can eat a handful of almonds as a snack, or soak them in water overnight and eat them in the morning.

  • Fenugreek: Fenugreek is a herb that has many medicinal properties, including reducing belly fat. Fenugreek seeds contain soluble fiber that can help slow down the absorption of carbohydrates and fats, and regulate your appetite. Fenugreek seeds can also enhance the production of insulin, which can help lower your blood sugar and prevent fat storage. You can soak one teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in water overnight and drink the water in the morning, or grind the seeds into a powder and sprinkle it on your salads, soups, or curries.

  • Green Tea: Green tea is one of the most popular beverages for weight loss, as it contains catechins, a type of antioxidant that can help increase your energy expenditure and fat oxidation. Green tea can also reduce inflammation, improve your blood circulation, and lower your cholesterol and blood pressure. You can drink two to three cups of green tea a day, preferably before or after meals. You can also add some lemon, ginger, or mint to enhance the flavor and benefits of green tea.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is another effective home remedy for belly fat, as it can help balance your pH levels, improve your digestion, and suppress your appetite. Apple cider vinegar can also lower your blood sugar and insulin levels, which can prevent fat accumulation in the abdominal area. You can mix one to two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with a glass of water and drink it before meals, or add it to your salads, dressings, or marinades.


These are some of the natural home remedies that can help you reduce belly fat quickly and safely. However, remember that these remedies are not magic solutions, and you still need to follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly to achieve your weight loss goals. Also, consult your doctor before using any of these remedies, especially if you have any medical conditions or allergies.


Dr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam, MD, FRCP (London), FACP (USA)

Internal Medicine Specialist


Kify Hospital

Danavaipeta

Rajahmundry

Phone : 85000 23456

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