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9 simple weight-loss foods that really work

Hindustan Times | ByKavita Degvan
Sep 30, 2017 10:53 PM IST

Why spend money on exotic, expensive weight loss ‘superfoods’, when we have plenty in the kitchen

In the desperate world of weight loss, you can buy dubious ‘superfoods’ that will certainly lighten your wallet if not your body. Or you could take a look at your local bazaar and put these nine humble edibles on the weight loss pedestal they deserve to occupy – your plate.

If eaten the right way everything from potatoes to bananas can actually help you shed weight
If eaten the right way everything from potatoes to bananas can actually help you shed weight
Jackfruit contains the antioxidant called resveratrol, which might be the key to trimming inches
Jackfruit contains the antioxidant called resveratrol, which might be the key to trimming inches
Eat potatoes in the form of aloo tikki cooked on a non-stick pan or just toss steamed, diced potato in olive oil and herbs
Eat potatoes in the form of aloo tikki cooked on a non-stick pan or just toss steamed, diced potato in olive oil and herbs
When lobia is eaten with high-glycemic carbs like bread, pasta and sugar, it helps lower the GI of the food and aids weight loss
When lobia is eaten with high-glycemic carbs like bread, pasta and sugar, it helps lower the GI of the food and aids weight loss
Loaded with fibre, chickpeas help you stay full for longer and reduce the urge to snack too
Loaded with fibre, chickpeas help you stay full for longer and reduce the urge to snack too
Pears are a great weight-loss tool and perfect for snacking
Pears are a great weight-loss tool and perfect for snacking
Bananas contain zero fats and are loaded with resistant starch that not only fills you up, but keeps cravings at bay too
Bananas contain zero fats and are loaded with resistant starch that not only fills you up, but keeps cravings at bay too
Raspberry is also an unsung weight loss superfood that improves metabolism
Raspberry is also an unsung weight loss superfood that improves metabolism
Consuming up to five eggs a week is okay even for those with no health issues
Consuming up to five eggs a week is okay even for those with no health issues
The essential fatty acids and proteins in sesame seeds increase the body’s metabolic rate
The essential fatty acids and proteins in sesame seeds increase the body’s metabolic rate
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