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21 Apr 2006

Fat burning
Hi,
Please help me whith a list of fat burning foods. I need to lose 7 kg's and I am not on a diet I just want to know what I can eat that are fat burning I normaly eat 2 to 3 fruits a day and some vegies but I don't know what combinations to take together.

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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Apple
The only scientifically proven way of losing weight is to reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced diet (no matter what foods you include as long as they are low in fat and high in fibre) and increase your energy expenditure by doing regular exercise. There are not foods that specifically 'burn fat'. Exercise will 'burn fat' and some foods have a low energy content, such as lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, gherkins, broccoli, cabbage, but fat burning foods are a bit of a myth. Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss' , ‘The right approach' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet, and increase your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life).
Best regards
DietDoc
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