Want a flat tummy? Eat avocados

Avocado is one of the best foods to eat, particularly if you are trying to lose weight and flatten your tummy.

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Salome Phelamei

Packed with disease-fighting antioxidants, avocados are one of the best flab-fighting fats. Avocado is actually a 'superfood' considering its immense health benefits.

 

Avocado is one of the best foods to eat, particularly if you are trying to lose weight and flatten your tummy as it is high in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are found to help incredibly in losing weight.

It is also packed with mono saturated fats, which are essential for burning body calories.

One of the best contributions made by avocado in your weight loss regimen is that it gives you the feeling of fullness after having it due to oleic acid content in it. Oleic acid is a fatty acid found naturally in various animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is also responsible for activating the part of your brain that makes you feel full.

 

Other health benefits of avocados include – the nutrients in avodacos help prevent certain diseases such as heart disease, breast cancer, oral cancer, prostate cancer.

Avocados are also loaded with powerful anitoxidants (Lutein and Zeaxanthin) which are important for eye health.