Khabonina's tips on getting a flat tummy in a week

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The actress and fitness junkie took to Instagram to share a post on how to get a flat tummy in a week.

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See her tips below.

MAKE WATER YOUR NUMBER 1 

You always need to drink water; it's important if you're trying to flatten your stomach. When you drink water, you help your body maintain proper fluid balance, stop water retention (a major cause of bloated bellies) and feel full so you're inclined to eat less overall. Water also breaks down fat for energy and moves nutrients to your muscles to maintain your metabolism. Add lemon, orange or cucumber slices to your water to give it a little flavour boost; you can also try herbs and flowers such as mint.

TURN TO GREEN TEA 

Among its many benefits, green tea can also reduce belly fat thanks to antioxidants called catechins. For extra fat-burning power, sip green tea before a workout.

Add ginger

Ginger helps calm your GI tract and can help reduce bloating. Add some fresh, grated ginger to your green tea or boil some chopped pieces of the root to make ginger tea.

DRINK PEPPERMINT TEA 

It's no accident that many restaurants offer diners peppermint candies after their meals – peppermint is a digestive aid. Brew a peppermint tea or add peppermint leaves to water or green tea.

STAY AWAY FROM ALCOHOL 

Please read this one TWICE if not three times ! When it comes to flattening your stomach, alcohol is not your friend. It makes your body store more of the fat you eat and burn up to 36% less fat than you normally would. It can also inhibit your body's production of fat-burning hormones.

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