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5 Best Yogurt Combinations for Belly Fat Loss

You can lose weight while still enjoying your favorite treats.
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Many people assume that to lose belly fat you need to do specific exercises that will target that part of your body. However, eating a healthy, balanced diet is one of the most important factors in visceral fat loss.

When it comes to foods for a healthier diet, yogurt is a great choice for an easy breakfast or quick snack. And yogurt types that are low in added sugar, low in fat, and high in protein can make for helpful additions to a weight-loss-friendly way of eating. Adding protein to your diet has been shown to reduce levels of belly fat.

Continue reading for some inspiration on yummy yogurt combinations that can help with belly fat loss, and for more healthy eating tips make sure to check out 9 Fruits You Need to Add to Your Smoothie for Weight Loss. Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, don't miss Eating Habits to Lose Abdominal Fat As You Age, Say Dietitians.

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Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola

Vegetarian yogurt parfait
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This yogurt parfait can help you with your belly fat because it can act as a healthier dessert alternative with less sugar. The recipe calls for a low-fat Greek yogurt because it's usually high in protein and lower in sugar, but you can use any type of yogurt you'd like.

Get our recipe for Yogurt Parfait.

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Greek Yogurt with Pineapple, Kiwi, Mango, and Ginger Syrup

Gluten-free yogurt with pineapple kiwi mango and ginger syrup
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Greek yogurt is a great choice for keeping your sugar content low and your protein levels higher. This recipe is a sweeter yogurt because of the ginger syrup, so if you're trying to limit your added sugar you can also forgo this addition.

Get our recipe for Greek Yogurt with Fruit.

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Pumpkin Yogurt

two layered creamy pumpkin yogurt
James Stefiuk

This homemade yogurt recipe is made with a crockpot. Not only is it healthy and great for your belly fat loss goals because of its low sugar content, but it's cheaper than buying store-bought yogurt, too!

Get our recipe for Pumpkin Yogurt.

RELATED: The 15 Best Low-Sugar Yogurts, Approved by Dietitians

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Peanut Butter Banana Yogurt Bowl

Peanut butter yogurt bowl
Chelsea's Messy Apron

This recipe is delicious and easy to make. With bananas, granola, and peanut butter, this yogurt combination will leave you feeling full so that you won't be tempted to snack on as many unhealthy, sugary foods.

Get the recipe from Chelsea's Messy Apron.

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Double Chocolate Yogurt Bowl

double chocolate yogurt
Chelsea's Messy Apron

You can get your chocolate fix with this yogurt combination while avoiding a ton of added sugar or other tricky ingredients. You'll also get a boost of protein, which is helpful for belly fat loss.

Get the recipe from Chelsea's Messy Apron.