30 Winter Foods to Help You Lose Weight

Stock your shopping cart with these fresh, fat-fighting picks -- and whip them up using our delicious recipes (31 Photos)

Melissa Pheterson on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:49PM

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30 Winter Foods to Help You Lose Weight

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Grapefruit

Starting your meal with half a grapefruit (50 calories) means you’ll eat fewer calories overall, studies show. Eating “grapefruit reduces spikes in insulin; and the smaller the insulin spike after meals, the less likely your food is stored as fat,” says Pachella. For a spicy spin on this citrus powerhouse, mix with cilantro and chili peppers for a salsa you can use on top of fish, salads or chicken.

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