The Top 10 Fat-Burning Foods

If you're on a diet, try incorporating these fat-burning foods into your meals and snacks.

The Top 10 Fat-Burning Foods

All the food you eat goes to the same place and is digested in the same way. But some foods can help you lose weight, and keep it off. Try these 10 fat-burning foods to help you achieve your weight-loss goal.

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Oysters

Known as an aphrodisiac, these briney bivalves are also a great fat-burning food to add to your diet.

Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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