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How to Lose Belly Fat

The 8 Laws of a Flat Belly

Slim your midsection with these scientifically proven steps

And Add Some Good Fats

That avocado will help with another fat-fighting formula: Adding "good" fats like the monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats found in olive oil, avocado, and nuts can help fend off flab.

In a study from Harvard's Channing Laboratory, participants on a Mediterranean diet loaded with these types of fats lost an average of 9 to 10 pounds, while those on a low-fat regimen lost only 7.

How do they work? Fats like these take longer to digest than carbohydrates, keeping you full, and some research shows that these fats may also benefit blood sugar control, so you'll stay energized and won't need to reach for a snack.

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