Top foods to help shed a few pounds


When trying to lose weight, you can end up thinking of food as your enemy.

But in actual fact, it's just the opposite. If you befriend the right foods, the pounds are more likely to drop off than if you simply cut calories and skip meals.

Here are some foods that help to curb your cravings and boost your body's fat potential.



Grapefruit, for example, is one of the best weight loss aids – it has been proven that eating just half a day uses fibre to prolong digestion, squelch hunger and prevent us from craving sugar.

And eggs are your best friend while trying to lose weight.

No longer thought to be a cholesterol-enhancer – eggs contain a different type of cholesterol than in humans – they are a concentrated form of protein without the added fat that comes with it.

Click on the photo to see the full gallery of foods that can help us to lose weight.

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