Dr. Oz’s Rapid Belly Melt Plan

Get on the road to a flat belly with these ridiculously simple diet tips.

Dr. Oz’s Rapid Belly Melt Plan

Raise your hand if you’d like a flatter stomach? Okay, everyone put your hands down. Dr. Oz’s Rapid Belly Melt plan could help you fry stubborn belly fat and make that pooch disappear for good so you can finally have show-off abs. Just follow these three simple steps.

Eat Bloat-Busting Foods

Just a few simple tweaks to your diet can reduce bloat and get rid of middle jiggle.

What to do:

Make sure to fill your diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, especially ones that help reduce bloat like pumpkin, yogurt and pineapple. Find more bloat-busting foods here.

Nuts May Be Your Best Snack to Help Maintain Weight Loss — Here's Why

It could also help lower your heart rate and bad cholesterol.

Is trying to lose weight — and keep it off — driving you nuts? Well, maybe it should drive you to nuts. New findings published in the journal Nutrients highlight the power nuts may have on successful weight loss.

Nuts vs. Pretzels

UCLA researchers put 95 overweight or obese folks ages 30–68 on a diet that provided 500 calories less than needed to maintain their resting metabolic rate for 12 weeks, then maintenance for another 12. The diet included 1.5 ounces of mixed nuts for half the group and pretzels for the others (both "snacks" delivered the same amount of calories).

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