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Weight Loss Foods Help To Curb Hunger

05/10/2011 09:09 PM ET

Weight Loss Foods - A recent study on weight loss foods unveils how to curb hunger. In fact, these foods can help you burn calories faster. We have put together a list to help you drop the unwanted pounds.

Red chili peppers - The spicy peppers can kick-start your metabolism. This is because they are loaded with capsaicin. You can add red pepper in its ground form to soups, marinades and sauces.

Kale - It is high in fiber and low in calories. Kale can help fill you up to curb your hunger. It is also a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin K and vitamin C that boosts the body’s immune and detoxification systems. Eat kale on its own or add it to pasta, salad, soups and other main dishes.

Almonds - These bite-sized nuts pack a punch of protein that helps curb hunger between meals. Raw, unsalted almonds are a healthy snack on their own or make a delicious, crunchy garnish for main courses and salads. Compared to the fattier alternative, almond butter is more rich in vitamin E, iron and calcium.

Oats - Contrary to many fad diets, carbohydrates are not to be feared. Oats are an ideal source of complex carbohydrates that sustain the body and provide the nutritious balance needed for weight loss. Compared with simple carbohydrates, oats slowly releases energy into the body and has less of an impact on the body’s blood sugar.

Vinegar - Recent research shows that the main chemical in vinegar may help control your blood sugar. This helps to aid in weight loss. Vinegar also makes a tangy substitute to creamy sauces and dressing that can be high in fat.

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