As we get older, our metabolism tends to slow down. Combine a slower metabolism with a sedentary lifestyle and a not-so-healthy diet, and we begin to see an increase in belly fat (and cellulite, too, but that’s another issue!).
Belly fat is dangerous because it increases our risk for high blood sugar and other health problems. One study, however, has shown that a diet high in “healthy fats” found in olive oil actually works to keep your tummy flat.
Read more here: Olive Oil for a Flat Belly