Wellness Foods to avoid if you want six packs

For a toned defined midsection, these are some foods that you must avoid immediately.

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  • Whole milk

To build abs you need to cut down on calories. So consume low fat milk and avoid whole milk due to its high calories.

  • Commercial peanut butter

Peanut butter is one of the best foods you can consume if you want to build muscle, due to its high protein content. Peanut butter is also a great post workout snack. But try and avoid consuming commercial peanut butter. The packaged and ready-to-eat peanut butter is rich in fats, calories and additives.

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  • Diet foods

In order to build muscle, it is important to have a balanced diet which includes carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Diet foods and diet meal plans prevent you from consuming a balanced diet. Plus there is an urge to consume far more calories when you are on a diet.

  • Crackers

Crackers are recommended for good digestion, but they are prepared with refined flour and sugar, both of which are not good for building muscle.

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  • Potatoes

Potatoes are rich in starch, which is healthy. But processed starch has no nutritional value and loads of calories. Avoid processed starchy food to build abs without gaining weight.

  • Sausages

Sausage is a processed food, rich in calories and fats. Stay away from processed meats like bacon, sausages and salami if you want toned and defined abs.

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  • Ice cream

It may be a tempting way to cool off, but it can prevent you from building abs. Ice cream is rich in calories, artificial sweeteners and flavours.

  • Margarine

This is cheaper than butter, but margarine is unhealthy and makes you gain weight. It is rich in calories and is closely linked to cholesterol related health problems.

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