Learn how to Blast Belly Fat by adding these Top 5 Foods – MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids) – into your daily diet. Lose inches from your waistline by simply eating the foods you already love!
Lose that stubborn belly fat by adding MUFAs to your daily diet. MUFAs – monounsaturated fatty acids – are plant-based fats found in some of our favorite foods, including avocados, nuts and seeds, oils, olives, and even dark chocolate! Studies show that these good-for-you fats enhance heart health and help protect against chronic disease. Try adding a handful of MUFAs to each of your meals to finally Blast Belly Fat.
Here’s a list of some of the world’s best MUFAs to help get you on your way to a flatter belly:
- Olive Oil – One serving equals 1 Tablespoon. Cook with it or use it as a base for your favorite salad dressing.
- Olives – Choose black or green olives. Add them to pastas, salads, pizzas, or sauces.
- Avocados – They are high in potassium, fiber, vitamins A and E, and folic acid. Put them on burgers, tacos, sandwiches, and salads.
- Nuts – Try adding almonds, Brazil nuts, dry-roasted sunflower seeds, and macadamia nuts into your salads.
- Coconut Oil – Try adding a teaspoon into your morning coffee. There are so many uses for coconut oil, and we recently shared our favorite top 20 uses.
A study published in the Diabetes Care Journal showed that participants who ate a diet rich in monounsaturated fats lost more belly fat than those participants who consumed the same amount of calories, but less of the healthy fats.
Here are a few more tips for a flatter belly you might want to try:
- Eat 400 calories per meal, four times per day, for a total of 1,600 calories.
- Make sure you eat every 4 hours.
- Eat MUFAs with every meal.
- Get exercise and Aerobics in at least three times a week.
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Disclosure: The author of this article is not a trained medical professional, nor a dietician. All of the information in this post is based on research and personal experience.