Give This Ingredient the Boot
When grocery shopping and looking at packaged food, Stahl advised to be on the look out for trans fats. They can be found in a few brands of margarine and shortening, baked goods, candy, frosting, and some sauces and dressings.
Why is trans fat bad for your belly? Past research indicates that trans fats increase the amount of fat around the belly, not to mention that it's dangerous for your heart health. So if you're unknowingly eating these foods, Stahl said avoiding them will help slim down your waistline.