Move Over 5 Bite Diet – Enter Stage Left, Flat Belly Diet!

Proving that there

will always be people who crave buying the dream, the latest diet craze to sweep America is the Flat Belly Diet (only after one week of the 5 Bite Dite!). To wit:

The newest diet craze is the Flat Belly Diet. Prevention Magazine has created the ultimate flab busting eating plan (oh joy, says I). They tested this diet out, now we get to hear the results of how it worked. According to Prevention Magazine their diet can help you lose fat especially around your tummy. They explain that it is important to lose the excess weight around your belly because it can lessen your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar. (sign me up for those college courses!).

Did you know there are five flat belly foods? Golly gee, yes, and Prevention tells you that you should be consuming at least one of these foods at every meal.

The five foods are

1. Good oils – Oils that don’t misbehave such as oil, flaxseed oil, olive oil, peanut oil, pesto sauce, safflower oil, sesame oil, soybean oil, sunflower oil, walnut oil

2. Nuts and Seeds – Almonds, almond butter, Brazil nuts, cashew butter, chunky natural peanut butter, dry-roasted cashews, dry-roasted peanuts, dry-roasted sunflower seeds, hazelnuts and many others.

3. Avocados

4. Olives- Black or Green

5. Chocolate- Dark or semisweet chocolate chips, shavings, or chunks (no this does not include ice cream).

They also talk about eating more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes, and limiting your intake of meat. Their suggested meal plans suggest around 1600 calories a day.

Here are more places where you can learn about it?

All I have to say is….sigh….


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