Want to drop a few pounds, but don’t know where to start? Look no further than your kitchen. There are likely foods you could include in your diet starting today that’ll do wonders for your figure. Such as the following…

Apples: Nearly everyone’s heard the saying that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But, it’s always worth remembering. They are a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber. Excellent for heart health too!

Artichokes: This filling food is one of the highest fiber vegetables in the veggie food kingdom. It’s excellent for curbing your appetite before a meal.

Avocados: This filling food is a super food. It’s been linked to better vision, strong heart and reduced risk of certain cancers. People who eat lots of avocados normally weigh less and have thinner waists compared to people who don’t eat them often.

Black beans: This bean is a member of the pulse family meaning it can burn calories and reduce belly fat and decrease appetite.

Brown rice: This food is a great source of phytonutrients, which is great for reducing cancer and diabetes. It is also an excellent fat burner. Because it’s a low density food, it is highly filling.

Collard greens: This food is a great source of vitamins, including A and K. They are also full of fiber and will keep you feeling fuller longer.

Figs: This sweet treat is perfect to eat instead of fattening cookies or cake. They are full of fiber and can slow the release of sugar in your blood.

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