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When you were a kid, your mom told you spinach was good for you. When is Mom ever wrong? Spinach offers twice as much fiber as other greens. Learn about spinach.

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When you cut back on meat, you may also be cutting back on important nutrients, too. Filling the void, though, is fat-fighting wheat germ. Find out about wheat germ.

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Corn is a great weight-loss food. Corn is a good source of nutrients including vitamin C. Learn how high fiber corn can fill you up, lower cholesterol, help digestion, and help you lose weight.

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Dates are sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, and a good source of fiber. Learn about this sweet fruit, and how dates can suppress the appetite, promote weight loss, boost energy, and improve health.

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Learn how eating grapefruit can benefit weight loss and promote good health in many ways. Grapefruits are low in calories, low in sodium, high in potassium, and high in enzymes that burn fat.

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Get to know collard greens, a highly nutritious vegetable rich in calcium and vitamins. Learn how to enjoy collard greens with preparation tips, and how collard greens stand out as an anti-cancer food.

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Kiwis contain numerous phytonutrients as well as the most known vitamins and minerals that promote your health. Learn about kiwis and how to add kiwifruit to meals for a diet with tropical flare.

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A Mediterranean-style diet, rich in olive oil, has proven valuable to the people of that region for thousands of years. Recently, its benefits have been scientifically promoted for weight management. Learn about olive oil.

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Peppers don't have that spicy image for nothing. This vegetable is an excellent way to spice up otherwise bland dishes, keeping you interested in your new healthy-eating lifestyle. Learn about peppers.

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Prunes are primarily famous for being a laxative because they are rich in fiber. It's this same component that makes them perfect for keeping your hunger to a minimum. Learn about prunes.

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No matter how healthy your eating habits, everyone needs a little dessert sometimes. Pumpkin is perfect when you want a healthy treat. Then you can have the enjoyment without the guilt. Learn about pumpkins in this article.

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Beets are one of the most attractive vegetables in the diet garden. This low-fat vegetable fights water retention and helps flush out the system. Discover how beets can help you beat those unwanted pounds.

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Bran cereals are a quick and delicious fiber source. Fiber-rich foods are filling and low in fat. Discover how bran promotes weight loss. Learn what a bowl of bran a day can do.

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Brussels sprouts are a cancer fighting vegetable low in fat and low in calories, and loaded with Vitamin A, folacin, potassium, calcium, and fiber. Learn about brussels sprouts and how they're great for weight loss.

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You can achieve weight loss from eating carrots. Containing vitamins, potassium and calcium, carrots are one of the best vegetables. Learn how to diet with carrots to make meals healthier.

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The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend eating fewer sweets to reduce calorie intake, ensure adequate vitamin and mineral intake, and control weight. Eating foods with added sugar typically crowds out more nutrient-dense foods. Learn more.

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Lentils are brimming with fiber, which is crucial to satisfying your hunger and reducing your appetite. This food gives you that full feeling you will need to avoid culinary temptation. Learn how you can add lentils to your diet.

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Anyone wanting to lose weight will be sweet on mangoes. This fruit is packed with nutrients, so you can eat less per meal and still meet daily requirements for nutrition. Find out about mangoes.

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Discover amaranth, a versatile grain high in protein that can be used in a variety of different dishes. Learn about amaranth's benefits, as a easy to cook food that promotes weight loss and good health.

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Melons may come in different shapes, sizes, and colors, but they all have two things in common: a soft, sweet, juicy pulp and superb taste. It's hard to say no to melons. Learn about melons.

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Milk is nicknamed "nature's most perfect food." While it's not truly perfect, fat-free milk certainly comes close with its high protein and calcium counts and a bevy of B vitamins. Learn about skim milk.

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Because almost all nuts and seeds are super high in fat, it may surprise you that we are calling them fat-fighting foods. But the fat may aid weight loss. Learn about nuts and seeds.

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Oats fill the bill when it comes to reducing hunger and keeping you on your diet plan. Soluble fibers in oats fill you up by creating gels, so you feel full longer. Learn about oats.

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Parsnips may seem like an exotic vegetable that is unfamiliar to many, but their fiber content will make you feel full and their sweet taste will help alleviate hunger pangs. Learn about parsnips.

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Apples can help one to lose weight. This diet-friendly fruit is loaded with vitamins and fiber, and contain zero fat or cholesterol. Discover how eating apples can help fill you up and slim you down.

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