Here are 20 effective tips to lose belly fat, backed by scientific studies.

1. Eat Plenty of Soluble Fiber 2. Avoid Foods That Contain Trans Fats 3. Don't Drink Too Much Alcohol 4. Eat a High-Protein Diet 5. Reduce Your Stress Levels 6. Don't Eat a Lot of Sugary Foods 7. Do Aerobic Exercise (Cardio) 8. Cut Back on Carbs, Especially Refined Carbs 9. Replace Some of Your Cooking Fats With Coconut Oil 10. Perform Resistance Training (Lift Weights) 11. Avoid Sugar-Sweetened Beverages 12. Get Plenty of Restful Sleep 13. Track Your Food Intake and Exercise