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5 Slimming Fall Foods to Help You Lose Weight (Page 6)

Cabbage

5. Cabbage

At 17 calories per cup—and no, that’s not a typo—cabbage pretty much counts as a “free food” in my book. Slaw is a standard at my house: I shred cabbage, carrots and broccoli stalks in my food processor, then dress it up with a drizzle of olive oil, lots of rice vinegar and season with salt and pepper. This simple side is particularly awesome with pulled pork or chicken sandwiches. Cabbage also adds texture to a tossed salad and makes a great topping for tacos. Health bonus: Studies suggest that cabbage may help fight breast, lung, colon and other types of cancer.

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