Best foods to eat
Studies have suggested that more calcium and vitamin D in the body may be linked to less visceral fat.
This means loading up on leafy greens like spinach.
Tofu and sardines are also excellent choices as are dairy foods like yogurt, cheese and milk.
When it comes to following the usual rules for healthy eating, foods with lots of fresh produce, whole grains like wheat breads and oatmeal and lean proteins like skinless chicken, fish, eggs, beans and low-fat dairy.