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

Kale

4. Kale

These days, this dark leafy green is sort of the icon of good health. Like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage, kale is a cruciferous vegetable, packed with those isothiocyanates that amp up your body’s detoxifying power; plus, it has tons of vitamin A and loads of fiber. We eat kale a couple times a week (full disclosure: I buy the prewashed bagged kind—it’s basically just as nutritious). I like to make it into a hearty salad or bake the leaves into kale chips. They’re amazing: for 110 calories, and half the total fat of potato chips, they deliver 6 grams of fiber per serving. The perfect fix for my salt cravings. Get our easy kale chips recipe and more: 18 Kale Recipes You Should Try Right Now.

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