Having a flat belly in today’s world is not only a desire but has become a necessity as well. Flat belly makes one look beautiful, stunning and attractive at the same time. It is believed that in order to get a flat belly you need to avoid eating certain things but if we look at the positive aspect then eating certain things can yield you a smarter, flatter belly as well. In short healthy foods are flat belly foods.
Naming a few flat belly foods, all dry fruits hold the top position. Then natural peanut butter, avocado, olive oil, semi or dark chocolate, flaxseed oil, sunflower seeds and macadamia nuts are healthy foods and serve the same purpose of making your belly look flatter.
Walnuts are healthy food and contain omega-3 fatty acids, which help to protect your brain health and heart. Walnuts are bitter in taste but the high protein content reduces the belly fats and gives you a flat belly.
“Supportive but not conclusive research shows that eating 1.5 oz of walnuts per day, as part of a low saturated fat and low cholesterol diet, and not resulting in increased caloric intake may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.”
Almonds contain vitamin E that cuts the cholesterol from body. Moreover almonds also contain fiber and vegetable proteins. Combining unsweetened yogurt and two table spoons of almonds, makes a delicious and healthy food.
Dark or semi dark Chocolate
There is a myth of chocolate being a fat producer but if you are a chocolate lover and still dream of maintain a flat belly then dark or semi dark chocolate is the healthy food you can have. Specifically cocoa powder has proven to protect against cancer, strokes and diabetes. So from today onwards make chocolate a part of your diet.
Natural Peanut Butter
Minimum serving of peanut butter contains antioxidants vitamin E, bone building magnesium, some vitamin B6 and potassium. Peanut butter is not only delicious and healthy food but it has also played an important role in success stories of reduced flat bellies. It tastes best alone or along with bread as well.
Sunflower seeds contain vitamin B and vitamin E that protects against inflammation. Sunflower seeds can be eaten along with salads and they have the tendency of curbing hunger. This quality of sunflower seeds make them healthy and also a source of reducing belly fats.