13 Absolutely Brilliant Ways To Shed Belly Fat For Good

5. CUT OUT ALCOHOL

Any alcohol—wine, wine spritzers, fruity cocktails, even straight vodka or whiskey—will inflate your waistline. That’s because alcohol impairs your body’s ability to burn fat. A study conducted by the University of Alberta found alcohol decreases your metabolism by as much as 36%. What’s more, as your body breaks down the alcohol, it starts making fat from a chemical by-product of the process—a double whammy for your belly.