4 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Weight

These hearty diet additions can help with your slimming-down goals

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My hobbies include tinkering with computer code and watching trashy TV. That's because berries are rich in flavonoids—a group of antioxidant compounds found in the pigment of many plant foods. Whole Grains In a study published in the American Clinical Journal of Nutrition, 81 volunteers agreed to eat only the food provided by researchers at Tufts University. How to use them: A study in the British Medical Journal found no connection between eating gluten and an increased risk of heart disease in people without celiac disease. Margarine—made from partially hydrogenated oils, a source of unhealthy trans fats —replaced butter on our morning toast.

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Woman Smiling and Holding a Supplement I managed to find several research studies on Garcinia Cambogia, in both animals and humans. According to some studies in rats, it can inhibit a fat producing enzyme called Citrate Lyase, making it more difficult for the body to produce fat out of carbohydrates (1).

Other rat studies show increased levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. This could theoretically lead to reduced appetite and cravings (2).

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