Belly Fat Diet for Dummies Book Review and Recipe

The Belly Fat Diet for Dummies book is perfect for anyone who wants an easy way to shed some excess belly fat off their midsection.  It’s a no-nonsense guide that includes helpful info, tips, recipes, exercises and more, to help you stay on track and reach your goals.

Belly Fat Diet for Dummies

belly fat diet

Most of us struggle with our weight.  I think the people that just naturally stay slim without proper balance are the minority.  I know for me it’s never easy.  Whenever I get lazy I gain weight… and it goes to my belly.  I am always jealous of the girls who complain about gaining weight and that their butts got bigger.  Be quiet!  Thanks to Kim Kardashian and J-Lo, big butts are IN.  I don’t think a big stomach will ever be considered hot.  Not only that, extra fat in the midsection is actually very dangerous.

In Belly Fat Diet for Dummies you will learn exactly what that belly fat does to impact your health.  Knowledge is helpful with any diet.  If you know what’s happening to your body and the negative effects, it can greatly increase your chances of wanting to succeed.  For example, did you know that visceral fat (the layer of fat deep inside your body that forms around your organs) is the most dangerous fat of all?  The more that you have, the more toxic it is to your body.  Research has shown that visceral fat has been linked to increased risk of heart disease, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and gallstones.  That’s all horrifying and should make anyone want to shrink that midsection stat!  I am a very visual person, and after reading this, I just picture a big fat blob strangling my liver… gross.  Let’s do this!

This book, like all books in the “For Dummies” collection, takes a no-BS approach to the topic.  It’s easy to navigate and there’s no “fluff” to weed through.  Just strictly facts and helpful tools.  Along with all the facts that should scare your tummy slim, you will also find exercises specifically designed for slimming your midsection, yummy recipes to fight belly-bloating, and a quick start program for those of us who love instant gratification!

I could really go on and on about this book, but I will just share a delicious recipe with you instead.  Don’t think that the recipes for the belly fat diet are boring… you can find this one and many more in the book.

Crunchy Peanut Butter Banana Bites
Tasty dessert and/or snack from the Flat Belly Diet for Dummies book.
Serves: 4 servings
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup 100% whole grain oats
  • 2 medium bananas
  • 3 tablespoons natural peanut butter
Instructions
  1. Place oats in a resealable plastic bag and zip closed.
  2. Using a rolling pin, roll over the bag of oats until the oats are small crumbs.
  3. Slice each banana into small, quarter-sized pieces about ½ inch thick.
  4. Smear a small coating of peanut butter onto each side of the banana pieces.
  5. Add the peanut butter-coated banana pieces to the plastic bag, and then shake until each piece is coated with the oat crumbs.
  6. Place the coated banana pieces on a plate covered with wax paper.
  7. Freeze for 1 hour.
Notes
Fiber - 5g, Protein - 6g, Carbs - 31g
Nutrition Information
Calories: 207 Fat: 7

So, if you are looking to trim that tummy, I would highly suggest getting yourself this book.  Find out more about Belly Fat for Dummies here.  Also available on Amazon.com.

 

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Comments

  1. They have a For Dummies book for everything. lol I’d definitely like to tighten up my tummy, since giving birth to my 3 kiddos it’s never quite been the same. ;p

  2. Love fitness books that are as straightforward as this book seems to be.

  3. Those crunchy peanut butter banana bite look delish!

  4. those bites look good!! i may try them- although i’m not a big banana fan unless its in banana bread…and that’s def not in your belly fat diet!

  5. Those bites look delish! I am still trying to get rid of my belly from my last pregnancy and it sounds like this book could really help.

  6. Sounds like a handy book to have – and that recipe looks so good! I think I might go make those right now lol.

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