FAST FACT: Avocados Change Belly Fat Distribution in Women, Controlled Study Finds

An avocado a day could help redistribute belly fat in women toward a healthier profile, according to a new study. One hundred and five adults with overweight or obesity participated in a randomized controlled trial that provided one meal a day for 12 weeks. Women who consumed avocado as part of their daily meal had a reduction in deeper visceral abdominal fat.

SOURCE: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Avocados change belly fat distribution in women, controlled study finds. ScienceDaily site. 7 Sep 2021. Accessed 24 Sep 2021.     

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