Some guys make getting a six-pack sound like some kind of sorcery, as if you need a magic formula to uncover your abs. That couldn't be further from the truth.

In reality, getting down to a healthy but minimal 7% body fat requires discipline, effort, and plenty of science about your nutritional intake. Abs are made in the kitchen, as the saying goes—so make sure you stock up on these 18 high-octane fuels (plus some seasonings) and regulate them with precision.


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1. Proteins

— Chicken breast
— Turkey (white meat only)
— Lean beef
— Fish (all kinds)
— Eggs

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2. Carbs

— Potatoes
— Sweet potatoes
— White rice
— Whole fruit (As long as it fits in the palm of your hand. Apple-sized fruits okay, but nothing melon-sized or bigger.)

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3. Fats

— Avocados
— Coconut oil
— Olive oil
— Egg yolks

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4. Seasonings

— Mrs. Dash
— Hot sauce
— Garlic chili sauce
— Soy sauce
— Mustard
— Salsa
— Pico de gallo
— Vinegar
— Salt and pepper

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5. "Free" Foods

(No need to count these; eat them for flavor and variety)

— Green veggies 
— Nonstarchy veggies (onions, peppers, cauliflower) 
— Hot peppers
— Pickles
— Sauerkraut

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