“13. Lay off the nuts
It’s easy to down a handful of nuts, but pump your brakes.
A common diet tip you hear all the time is to snack on nuts when you’re hungry.
They’re filling and packed with protein and fiber. But because they’re so tiny it’s easy to gobble down handful after handful.
Nuts should also be enjoyed in moderation. Its main macronutrient profile is fat, and eating them mindlessly is an easy way to go overboard on your calories.
To get your fix and avoid the belly fat, eat only a thumb-sized portion twice a day.
14. Cut back on meat
If you’re on a paleo diet, be careful: There’s a chance you might getting too much protein.
The average woman only needs around 46 grams per day.
A diet high in meat and meat products could cause excess protein to be stored as belly fat.
Plus, too much meat can cause problems with inflammation and digestion due to all the hormones and antibiotics it contains.”