it is infamous for releasing harmful chemicals into the bloodstream which can hike the risk of heart attack.

The researchers discovered that visceral fat, body weight, and body fat were reduced "significantly" by catechin-enriched green tea treatment.

One spice may start to have an effect in weeks, according to a study.

The Journal Nutrients outlines some of the spice's most revered health properties.

READ MORE : Visceral fat : the small fruit that supercharges metabolism and boosts fat burn by 27 % The study was conducted on rodents fed with a high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for eight weeks who went on to develop visceral adiposity and impaired glucose tolerances.

Exercise can help you lose both types of body fats : visceral and subcutaneous fat.

This type of inflammation can damage your arteries, impact how your body breaks down sugars and fats and more.

Green tea has been shown to reduce visceral fatGreen tea has been shown to reduce visceral fat (Image: Getty)

One creamy food which can reduce this type of fat is Greek yoghurt.

Eating plain, non-fat Greek yoghurt can cut your levels of visceral fat due to its protein and vitamin content.

Roxana Ehsani, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, told Eat This Not That : "Research has suggested that foods rich in protein, calcium, and vitamin D may be linked to less visceral fat.

yoghurt contains probiotics that are beneficial for the gut.

Visceral fat: The warm beverage that could help to shift the harmful belly fat (Image: Getty)

The team – at Peking University, China – included 118 volunteers in their research study.

The most logical approach to ridding the body of the fat is exercise, but certain foods may facilitate fat burn too.

According to Harvard Health, engaging in at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity most days offers strong chances of reducing visceral fat and gaining muscle.

Exercise, the health body adds, can also help reduce waist circumference.

Visceral fat: Consuming cardamom may help (Image: Getty )

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