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18 Weight-Loss Myths Busted - MYTH: Certain Foods Can Burn Fat Faster

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Here's how to separate what's true and what's false about weight loss, so you can say hello to your skinny jeans from

MYTH: Certain Foods Can Burn Fat Faster

Oh, if we could just eat our way to thinness. But the truth is that no food can burn body fat. There are grapefruit and cabbage diets that claim they can help melt fat, but the fact is that while they're low in calories, these foods don't replace the treadmill. ďIt is true, however, that the calories from whole plant foods -- like nuts -- donít seem to 'stick' as easily as calories from junk food, like cookies,Ē says Aronson. And donít believe the 'negative calorie' myth, either. Eating low-calories foods -- like celery -- won't actually make your calorie count go down, says Nancy Snyderman, M.D., the chief medical editor for NBC News.

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DEE107 9/16/2012 12:10AM

    thank you

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MYAN1959 9/15/2012 10:55PM

    Great blog emoticon very true😊

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GOPINTOS 9/15/2012 11:27AM

    Thanks for sharing!


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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 9/15/2012 11:23AM

    Everyone is always looking for that magic pill or food item. Great blog here.

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NELLJONES 9/15/2012 10:17AM

    This is one of the myths that always amaze me, and people will still spend money hoping for the magic solution.

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GABY1948 9/15/2012 10:01AM

    GREAT one! I already knew the negative calorie thing was wrong...but sure do wish there was SOMETHING like that...perhaps if we chewed on nail or screws all day...but of course didn't swallow and can't forget the dentist bill if we did that...there's just no easy way is there? THANKS

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