If oatmeal is not a regular on your breakfast menu, it needs to be added. Most people are aware that oatmeal is recommend highly as a breakfast food but many may not be sure why. Most of us know that oatmeal is high in soluble fiber and many know that soluble fiber fights bad cholesterol. But did you also know it burns belly fat? If you are looking for ways to reduce belly fat, start eating a bowl of oatmeal everyday! One thing you want to avoid though is the prepackaged sweetened oatmeal, the sugar content is too high. Make your own oatmeal and add your own sweetness with fresh fruit or berries and some ground flax seed.