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5 Slimming Fall Foods to Help You Lose Weight (Page 2)

Apples

1. Apples

I always have an apple stashed in my bag for an on-the-go snack. Low in calories and high in fiber (95 calories and 4 grams of fiber per medium fruit), apples are satisfying and sweet. And in a recent study from Florida State University, dried apples also helped participants lose some weight. Women who ate a cup of dried apples daily for a year lost weight and lowered their cholesterol. The researchers think that antioxidants and pectin (a type of fiber) may be responsible for the benefits—and say fresh apples probably would be even more effective. Find out: What’s the Best Apple for Eating and Baking?

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