Can the MUFA Diet Plan Reduce Belly Fat?

Published: 28th September 2009
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The Mufa Diet Plan is actually very close to a 1200 - 1600 calorie Mediterranean style diet that emphasizes adding foods that are rich in monounsaturated fats. The best health benefit of the MUFA Diet Plan is that when you eat MUFA rich foods you lose "belly fat."

There are four categories of MUFA rich foods:

Oils include; Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Soybean Oil, Sesame oil, Peanut oil, Canola oil, Walnut oil, Pesto sauce, Safflower oil, Sunflower oil and Flaxseed oil.

Nuts and Seeds include; Peanuts, Walnuts, Pecans, Pistachios, Sunflower seeds, Almonds, , Brazil nuts, Macadamia nuts, Pine Nuts, Roasted Pumpkin Seeds, Smooth & Crunchy Natural Peanut Butter, Sunflower Seed Butter, Tahini and Dry Roasted Cashews, Peanuts, Sunflower Seeds, Hazelnuts, Pecans.

Avocados and Olives really explain themselves.

Dark Chocolate, I am not joking! Finally a diet plan that includes the fantasy food of every dieter and you can lose belly fat while eating it.

MUFA's are the "good fats" helping to lower LDL & raise HDL cholesterol plus reducing belly fat will in turn help in reducing your risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes, Lowering your Blood Pressure, reducing the risk of Parkinson's Disease & reducing Internal Inflammation when eating MUFAs.

Healthy MUFA fats will help make your dieting much easier, but do be warned if you don't watch some of these foods like guacamole and nuts you could see a weight gain so remember to portion-control. MUFA rich foods will create a sense of fullness which satisfies your hunger longer.

According to Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass, the authors of Flat Belly Diet series, it is the addition of MUFA rich foods (monounsaturated fat) that is the key to losing belly fat. When eating meals and snacks, include some of these MUFA rich foods they will help in decreasing midsection belly fat that has accumulated in your abdomen.

These two women have written a whole series of books starting with, The Flat Belly Diet, and including: FBD Pocket Guide, FBD Cookbook, FBD Journal and FBD Family Cookbook. You can find Liz and Cynthia's books by clicking here.

Yes, the MUFA Diet can help you reduce your Belly Fat! Lorrie Craven has had type 2 diabetes since 1997. She enjoys sharing diabetes recipes, news and stories about her experiences with type 2 diabetes. You can find out more on the MUFA belly fat reducing diet by going her website at:

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