Slice up a half of an avocado and use it as a topping for a delicious, spicy taco bean salad! OR, you can make a delicious avocado dip and use it to dress a salad.
If you are having trouble losing belly fat, then opt for an avocado at lunch. Just a half of this creamy, delicious fruit can keep you satiated for up to five hours, according to a recent study published in Nutrition Journal .(http://www.avocadocentral.com/nutrition/nhanes-nutrition-journal-research).
According to the survey study, “avocado consumers had a better diet quality and beneficial nutrient intakes; lower intake of added sugars; lower body weight, BMI and waist circumference.” (www.avocadocentral.com) An additional bonus? Eating a half of an avocado can decrease your appetite by as much as 40 per cent! So, ladies, start eating some slices of this delicious green fruit to be bikini ready by this summer!
Here’s a great “Belly Fighting” Gaucamole dip!
1 Cup of chopped avocado
1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic
1/2 cup of cilantro
1/2 cup of Greek Style yogurt
1 TBS pf flaxseeds or chia seeds
Pich of red pepper flakes
1 TBS of lemon or lime juice
Blend the ingredients in a mixer until desired consistency. Enjoy with organic vegetables such as carrots and cucumbers. Stay away from the salty chips!
Remember folks, food determines how we feel and heal!