Lose weight with the Flat Belly Diet!
If you’ve been unsuccessful in losing weight around your middle, here’s some good news! The key ingredients found in the Flat Belly Diet (learn more about Flat Belly Diet)—”MUFAs” (monounsaturated fatty acid—a healthy fat!) hold the power to truly change your body and specifically target hard-to-lose belly fat.Pair these fabulous MUFA foods with a reduced-calorie eating plan and you’ll slim down where you want to—your belly. Here, 10 belly-fat-fighting superstars.
The MUFAs and vitamin E in almonds work together to cut cholesterol. Almonds are also a great source of vegetable protein and fiber.
Eating Tip: Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of almonds over low-fat unsweetened yogurt and berries for an energizing morning meal.
Avocados, a great source of heart-healthy MUFA, contain more of the cholesterol-smashing beta-sitosterol than any other fruit.
Eating Tip: Mash a 1/4-cup Hass avocado with lime juice, salt and pepper and serve with baked chips or raw vegetables.
Dark or Semi-Sweet Chocolate
Chocolate or, more specifically, cocoa powder made from ground, defatted cocoa beans, contains compounds that have the potential to protect against heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.