What if we told you that you could lose weight by eating more food? Well, we would be exaggerating of course.
While this notion of negative calories – that is, foods that burn more energy during digestion than the amount of calories they contain – has long been disputed by health experts, there is no denying that low-calorie snacks are far more nutritious than a bag of salted chips.
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From apricots to tomatoes, these surprisingly low energy fruits and veggies contain only 14 to 60 calories per 100 g (so they are not exactly zero calories, but they might as well be!), making them the perfect snack for when you’re feeling peckish, or to use in your dishes.
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Please also note that these food should not replace full meals and remember to snack in moderation.