You want a model’s abdomen without having to stop eating, right? Easy. The following is a hot’n healthy food list consisting of 10 items that will give you the best in nutrition and taste… as well as decrease your risk for a bloated abdomen or more serious illnesses like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease!
Oleic acid is an unsaturated fat that helps lower overall cholesterol and raise levels of HDL; it’s also a good dose of fiber. ONE slice has 81 calories, 8 grams of fat, and 3 grams of fiber. Try a few slices instead of mayonnaise to dress up your next burger.
A medium mango packs 57mg of vitamin C, almost your whole-recommended daily dose. ONE mango has 135 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 4 grams of fiber. Cut one up and serve it over leafy greens. Bonus: Your salad will taste like dessert!
These little gems are a great source of iron, which helps the blood transport oxygen, which many women are short on. A half-cup has 218 calories, 0 fat, and 3 grams of fiber.
A good source of potassium and fiber, figs also contain vitamin B6, which is responsible for producing mood-boosting serotonin, lowering cholesterol, and preventing water retention. ONE fig has 37 to 48 calories, 0 fat, and 2 grams of fiber.
These babies contain protein, fiber, energy-creating magnesium, and vitamin E, a powerful disease-fighting antioxidant. The magnesium also helps regulate sugar levels in our blood, which will ward off cravings for food.
Gingerols may help reduce queasiness, while other compounds may help ward off migraines and arthritis pain by blocking inflammation-causing prostaglandins. A teaspoon of fresh gingerroot has only 1 calorie, 0 fat, and 0 fiber.
The sulfur compounds that give garlic its pungent flavor can also lower LDL cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and even reduce your risk of stomach and colon cancer. A clove has 4 calories, 0 fat, and 0 fiber. Bake a whole head for 15 to 20 minutes and spread on bread instead of butter.
Shellfish have vitamin B12 to support nerve and brain function, plus iron and hard-to-get minerals like magnesium and potassium. Three ounces has 126 to 146 calories, 2 to 4 grams of fat, and 0 fiber.
Cold-water fish like salmon, mackerel, and tuna are the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which help reduce the risk of cardiac disease. A 3-ounce portion (cooked) has 127 calories, 4 grams of fat, and 0 fiber.
People who get calcium from yogurt rather than other dairy sources or supplements may lose more weight in the belly area. Healthy bacteria in most yogurts help keep our digestive system in working shape.