3. Raw Almonds and Raw Almond Butter

Raw almonds are a great flat belly food.

They are generally one of the most tolerated nuts to digest as well, since they are technically a seed.

Raw almonds are better than roasted since they retain their nutrients better, and healthy fats stay intact.

When plant fats are heated, many can turn to harmful fats, since the heat changes their structure.

Plus, I love how light and sweet raw almonds taste compared to heavy roasted varieties, which are also usually roasted with oil or salt, neither of which you want to include when you’re trying to eat for a flat belly.2

Raw almonds and raw almond butter are a rich source of Vitamin E, monounsaturated fats known as MUFAs and also protein!

Vitamin E keeps your skin glowing and is a great antioxidant, and the MUFAs help to fight abdominal fat, while also keeping you full.

These fats are also great for your heart.

The fiber and protein in almonds help to keep cravings away, spike your metabolism, and keep your blood sugar stable.

Almonds are a powerful food, but do be sure to keep portions at around 20 raw almonds or 2 tbsp.

raw almond butter to keep from overeating.

They are delicious any way you want to eat them, but I especially love them sprinkled with some cinnamon and eaten with a few raisins and raw pumpkin seeds.

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