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Banish Belly Flab: Food That Burns Fat

If there was a miracle food that could melt the fat right off your frame, you’d surely snatch it up. Of course thats too good to be true, but there a couple foods that can aid in the fat-fighting process. If you’ve been working hard in the gym but haven’t quite met your summer beach body goals, try adding some of these foods to your diet.

Check out the following examples of food that burns fat.

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    Melt away the fat with these snacks

  • Yogurt 2 of 8
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    The probiotics in yogurt and other cultured dairy products may help balance the good bacteria in your gut, which helps digest food and potentially reduce the amount of fat you absorb. Give these lemon yogurt waffles a try.

     

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  • Salmon 3 of 8
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    Like attracts like: fat fights fat. Salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids which help regulate leptin levels, which are important to keep your metabolism fired up. Try this sweet chili glazed salmon.

     

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  • Cinnamon 4 of 8
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    Cinnamon helps blood cells use sugar, meaning it doesn't end up stored as fat. Try this recipe for cinnamon pull-aparts.

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  • Avocado 5 of 8
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    Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fat, which help lower your LDL cholesterol (the bad one). Try this avocado salsa recipe.

     

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  • Eggs 6 of 8
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    People who eat eggs in the morning lose more weight than those who carbs for breakfast. It's likely because eggs are a fabulous source of protein, which revs up your metabolism and keeps you full for a long time. Try this recipe for buffalo chicken deviled eggs.

     

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  • Green tea 7 of 8
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    Compounds found in green tea can help boost your fat and calorie burn, making you more likely to drop some extra pounds. Try this green tea blueberry smoothie.

     

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  • Beans 8 of 8
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    Beans help fight the battle of the bulge by helping keep control over how often and how much you're eating. They're packed with fiber and protein which help keep you full for a longer time, meaning you're less likely too carelessly munch between meals.

     

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