Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Myth: Certain foods can burn fat and make you lose weight

Myth: Certain foods, like grapefruit, celery, or cabbage soup, can burn fat and make you lose weight.

Fact: No foods can burn fat. Some foods with caffeine may speed up your metabolism (the way your body uses energy, or calories) for a short time, but they do not cause weight loss.

Tip: The best way to lose weight is to cut back on the number of calories you eat and be more physically active.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Even though foods can't technically "burn" fat, some foods are good at fighting fat because they keep you full longer, etc. Here's an interesting article I read on