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Saturday, 10 August 2013

7 foods that fight fat

You don't have to alter your diet too much to lose weight. Everyday food can help you win the battle against the bulge. 
Spuds have a bad reputation for its high carbs, but because they are thrice as filling as a slice of white bread, it tops all food when it the satiety index. In addition, the starch in potatoes helps burn body fat.

Thanks to all that fiber, oranges rank the highest in the list of satisfying fruits. The fiber fights fat, ergo -- if you eat more fiber, you'll have less flab. So go grab an orange.

Milk, particularly skim milk, contain proteins (whey and casein) that can make you feel more satisfied than sugary drinks and tells your brain you've had enough to eat.

Pine nuts contain fatty acids that boost hormones that make you feel full and keep belly fat away.

Another reason to indulge in chocolate: Compounds in chocolate slows down digestion, so you'll eat less at your next meal. A small piece of chocolate can also help curb your cravings for salty, sweet and fatty food

Eggs are loaded with protein and the amino acids in egg whites help build lean muscle that may help your metabolism. Have them for breakfast, and it can curb your appetite.

Cheese from grass-fed animals like goat and feta cheese contain conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) that helps you feel full and burn more fat. Cottage cheese on the other hand contains whey protein that tells your brain you've had enough to eat as well.

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