A 2003 University of Tennessee study found that people who ate yogurt daily lost more weight than those who just too calcium supplements and, “Sixty percent of the yogurt eaters’ weight loss was belly fat, while only 26% of the comparison group’s loss was belly fat.” They attributed this to the high level of natural calcium in yogurt. Be sure the label says it contains live, active cultures so you can also reap yogurt’s probiotic effects. Efficient digestion leads to less gas, bloating and constipation which leads to flat abs.
Salmon tops the list of go-to foods for just about every healthy eating plan, including an abs diet. It’s an excellent source of lean protein and omega-3s that help to regulate hormones and reduce inflammation and bloating.