Monounsaturated Fats – What is a Flat Belly Diet?
If you’re like me, you’re hearing more and more about flat belly diets and monounsaturated fats, but what’s it all mean?
Get the down low on good fats, bad fats, in-between fats, and these flat belly diets.
What is a Good Fat?
Sounds a bit paradoxical doesn’t it? Like a jumbo shrimp. But, it’s true. There is a such thing as good fat, and its pretty well known in the diet and nutrition world. Good fats do the job of lowering the bad (LDL) cholesterol in your system and raising the good (HDL) cholesterol. These good fats would otherwise be known as monounsaturated fats or MUFA (Monounsaturated Fatty Acids), while bad fats would be your more well known saturated and trans fats. You can find out exactly how much you’re getting of each of these types of fats by simple scanning the nutritional facts on any grocery item.
What Foods are Good Fats in?
You guessed it. The good fats are in the bad tasting food. Just kidding. Good Okinawa Flat belly tonic fats are prevalent in many different foods, including:
- Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds
- Black and Green Olives
- Dark Chocolate (yummy)
- Olive, Walnut, Sunflower, Sesame, and Peanut Oils
So, how do I get this Flat Belly?
It’s pretty simple, actually. Recent studies suggest that eating just one of these good fats with each meal can help you to drastically burn fat, especially around your middle.
The basic premise is that you replace the bad fats in your diet with good ones. And, if you’re really wise, you’ll incorporate some sunshine, exercise, and lots of water in your diet as well.
And, the best part is, you get to munch on dark chocolate, the best kind! And, not only do these good fats reduce your middle, but they reduce your chances of developing heart disease and several other chronic illnesses. No more cabbage soup!