7 Foods That Fight Fat
Chocolate-covered strawberries are always a crowd pleaser and these ones are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. The recipe in this video uses dark chocolate and pistachios, which may help boost the health benefits even more.
95 calories for 1/2 ounce (about 84 nuts)
Move over almonds! The heart-healthy fatty acids in pine nuts boost satiety hormones that make you feel full, according to Korean researchers. The same fatty acids also keep belly fat at bay.
76 calories for 1 ounce
Go for fresh goat cheese or feta for a dose of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)—it helps you feel full and burn more fat. Cheeses from grass-fed animals have the most CLA, so buy ones labeled "grass-fed."
86 calories for 1 cup
Most of us think of milk as kids' stuff, but it boasts grown-up benefits. Milk's proteins (whey and casein) can make you feel more satisfied than sugary drinks. CLA in milk fights fat, too.
59 calories each
An orange is one of the most satisfying grabs from the fruit bowl—thanks to all that fiber. Oranges were the highest-ranked fruit on the "satiety index," a list of 38 filling foods put together by Australian researchers. And fiber fights fat: people who eat more fiber have less flab. (Fab!)
161 calories each
High-carb spuds often get a bad rap, but they deserve to be a dieter's BFF. Three times as filling as a slice of white bread, potatoes top all of the foods on the satiety index. Plus, the resistant starch in potatoes help your body burn fat, too.