Eating more of this popular food will help break down belly fat
As if we needed an excuse to eat more avo.
When trying to tone up, your tummy can be the hardest area to trim down.
While exercise is very important, the foods you consume also have a major impact.
The good news is healthy fats (avocados, oily fish, sweet potato and olive oil are just some of the yummy goods) can have a positive effect on banishing excess tummy weight.
Nicole Granato, a specialist in women’s health, spoke to Byrdie about why she advocates adding healthy fats to the diet and how this can help with cutting belly fat.
"Healthy fats are essential when trying to lose weight, especially in the stomach region.
“Your body needs protein and fats to function at its best” advised Nicole.
This opinion is backed up by a study published in the Journal For Diabetes Care.
Researchers found that eating one source of monounsaturated fatty acids with each meal of your day assists with burning fat from your tummy.
These healthy fats also help us to stay fuller for longer, and in theory this this should cut down on the consumption of quick-fix snacks.
Brunch it is so!