The foods you eat can play a major role in minimizing the build-up of our fat storage, but the real key is energy in versus energy out – not taking in too many extra kilojoules and burning off a little extra.” Here are the ten best foods to reach for.
1. Lean meat
Why you can eat up: Researchers in Denmark found boosting the lean protein in your diet may help you burn five per cent more kilojoules a day, perhaps because it takes more energy to digest protein than carbohydrates or fat. Sutherland says lean meat’s benefit is satiety. “A meal with lean protein makes you feel satisfied, which helps to avoid overeating later.”
How to eat: Opt for lean pork, chicken or turkey and remove any skin beforehand.
2. Low-fat milk, cheese, yoghurt
Why you can eat up: A US study found consuming about 1300 milligrams of…
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