Mediterranean Foods to Eat More for Flat Belly

Lentils and beans

Legumes, especially beans, that are high in fiber are a big part of this healthy diet.

Whole grains

Whole grains are much healthier than refined grains. Oatmeal, quinoa, brown rice, whole-wheat pasta and breads are all high in fiber.

Fish: Seafood

Fatty fish like salmon, anchovies, and sardines are great sources of energy and good for you.

Healthy fats

Good fats: Unsaturated fats, which are found in olive oil, avocado, and olives, make food taste better and reduce swelling.


Corn, which is one of the primary cereal sources in many cuisines around the world, including Latin American cuisine, is a whole grain.

The Bottom Line

 A wide range of foods, including those on this list that are economical, can be incorporated into the dietary regimen. 

Nuts & seeds

All varieties of nuts and seeds are an easy and delicious feature in the Mediterranean diet.

More Stories.