Get a Flat Stomach: Secret Weapons of Weight Loss

Rucuss staffJanuary 31, 2012

The stomach is the most difficult part of the body to keep weight off.

People try so many different methods to get a flat stomach, but they often get mixed results and go through more suffering than they need to. It takes more than going to the gym if you want to lose your stomach. A flat stomach requires you to eat healthy foods.

Women’s Health has put together a list of the best sources of protein, fiber, and other ingredients and nutrients that help fight fat. You should incorporate them in your diet when you can. Just be sure to follow these simple rules.

* Incorporate two or three of these foods into each of your meals and at least one of them into each snack. * Diversify your food at every meal to get a combination of protein, carbohydrates, and fat. * Sneak a little protein into each snack.

A – Almonds and other nuts (with skins intact) Superpowers Builds muscle, reduces cravings Fights Obesity, heart disease, muscle loss, wrinkles, cancer, high blood pressure
B – Beans and legumes Superpowers Builds muscle, helps burn fat, regulates digestion Fights Obesity, colon cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure
S – Spinach and other green vegetables Superpowers Neutralizes free radicals, molecules that accelerate the aging process Fights Cancer, heart disease, stroke, obesity, osteoporosis
D – Dairy products (fat-free or low-fat milk, yogurt, cheese) Superpowers Builds strong bones, fires up weight loss Fights Osteoporosis, obesity, high blood pressure, cancer
I – Instant oatmeal (unsweetened, unflavored) Superpowers Boosts energy, reduces cholesterol, maintains blood sugar levels Fights Heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, obesity
E – Eggs Superpowers Builds muscle, burns fat Fights Obesity
T – Turkey and other lean meats Superpowers Builds muscle, strengthens immune system
Fights Obesity, various diseases
P – Peanut butter Superpowers Boosts testosterone, builds muscle, burns fat
Fights Obesity, muscle loss, wrinkles, cardiovascular disease
O – Olive oil Superpowers Lowers cholesterol, boosts immune system Fights Obesity, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure
W – Whole-grain breads and cereals Superpowers Prevents body from storing fat
Fights Obesity, cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease
E – Extra-protein (whey) powder Superpowers Builds muscle, burns fat Fights Obesity
R – Raspberries and other berries Superpowers Protects heart; enhances eyesight; improves balance, coordination, and short-term memory; prevents cravings
Fights Heart disease, cancer, obesity


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