Foods That Could Help Boost Your Weight Loss Efforts

WEIGHT LOSS  |  September 20, 2017
  • Grapefruit
    1 / 5 Grapefruit

    Citrus fruits not only taste great, but are also low in calories. Grapefruit, in particular, is said to be beneficial for weight loss.

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  • Coffee and tea
    2 / 5 Coffee and tea

    Coffee and tea are often mentioned as foods that can help you burn calories, but at the same time, they take a toll on the liver. Drink three extra cups of water for every cup of coffee and tea you have in order to help your liver flush out the caffeine and help you stay hydrated.

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  • Brussel sprouts
    3 / 5 Brussel sprouts

    The B vitamins in foods like brussel sprouts can help to rev up your metabolism.

    (Also Read: Make Your Vegetables Taste Way Better With These Tips)

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  • Blueberries
    4 / 5 Blueberries

    Fruits like blueberries help to boost your metabolic rate and as a result, aid in your weight loss efforts.

    (Also Read: 9 Best Fruits and Veggies To Quench Your Thirst)

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  • Cucumber
    5 / 5 Cucumber

    This veggie fits nicely into your metabolism-boosting strategy. It’s packed with water, so it helps to hydrate the body. It also has plenty of vitamins, nutrients and fibre, which helps keep you full for longer.

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    A version of this story first appeared in The Singapore Women’s Weekly. The go-to, trusted magazine for the latest news and information in areas that matter most to the professional working woman, The Singapore Women’s Weekly is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit for more.

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