Fuel weight loss with good foods and a healthy eating plan

flyer page called the 12 best foods for your abs the smart eater's cheat sheet for life from women's health. it's a list of 12 foods with coordinating pictures. 1. almonds and other nuts with skins intact 2. bean and legumes 3. spinach and other green vegetables 4. dairy products (low-fat or fat-free milk yogurt and cheese) 5. instant oatmeal (unsweetened, unflavored) 6. eggs 7. turkey and other lean meats 8. peanut butter 9. olive oil 10. whole grain breads and cereals 11. whey powder 12. berries

Plan your meals around this list of superpower foods, compliments of WomensHealthMag.com.

I must get my eating under control. It’s tough to get my sleep and exercise right while I’m lethargic from eating sugar, fat and junk all day.

On my brain: a healthy food guide (about to be on my fridge), and a recent reading.

The healthy food guide is from Women’s Health magazine. “The 12 Best Foods for Your Abs: A smart eater’s cheat sheet for life” needs to make it on your fridge, too. (Pictured, left.)

And I found some great nutrition reminders in, “A Hunger-Free Way to Flatten Your Belly,” in the March issue of Health Magazine.

This article features straight-forward health advice (“Every day, aim to get 30 minutes of exercise, spend no more than six hours sitting down, and keep your calorie count in the 1,500 to 2,000 range”), plus, some simple nutrition advice I had sort of forgotten:

  • Eat fiber and whole grains like oatmeal and apples
  • Get your low-fat dairy like in milk and yogurt
  • Prioritize plant-based foods like fruits, vegetables and nuts
  • Add good fats like from almond butter, avocado, and safflower oil

And the big “Duh” at the end of the article:

  • Cut out the alcohol
  • Skip the other fats
  • De-stress your life
  • Get your cardio
  • Strength train

My physical revitalization has begun. How’s your going?




  1. Good Post. It’s good to have a visual reminder right in front of your face…right before you reach for something terrible for you in the fridge!

  2. […] talked about the general foods that fuel fat loss, but let’s highlight […]

  3. […] 11. Desserts and treats? I replaced the old ice cream, oreos, donuts, and nonsense with 1% Horizon organic chocolate milk. So rich. So creamy. So chocolaty. And it’s a low-fat dairy product aka a weight-loss dynamo and one of twelve best foods for your abs. […]

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