No one wants a flabby belly, but getting rid of one is way easier said than done. You know that eating too many calories and not getting enough exercise can lead to flab, but there are probably some things you don’t realize are contributing to your belly. Once you know what might be causing your flabby tummy, you can take measures to ensure that you get rid of it and have the flat belly you crave. Check out these things that could be keeping you from getting rid of the flab, thanks to Shape magazine.
1. You Choose the Diet Soda on a Daily Basis
You might think that choosing the diet over the regular is a good choice. You’ll definitely be saving sugar grams and calories, but you could be doing your waistline a disservice. Research shows that artificial sweeteners can trick your body into thinking that you’re still hungry, which can drive overeating. As a general rule, soda, diet or regular, should be avoided for a flat tummy.