An apple a day keeps the FAT away: The 30 foods you should be eating if you want to lose weight

  • Nutritionists advice stocking up on foods which eliminate hunger.
  • Nutrient-rich nuts, seeds and fruit cab all speed up fat burning process.
  • Pears, red wine, peanut butter, and asparagus can all help burn fat.

If you think eating less food equates to weight loss, you could be wrong. 

Instead of cutting down on what you eat, you should actually be piling your plate with fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds which have fat burning properties.

Stocking up on these nutrient rich foods when trying to shed the pounds will eliminate hunger and speed your body’s fat-burning power.

‘If you want to lose weight you need to cut down on foods which have little nutritional value and consume more nutrient rich foods. ‘ 

FEMAIL has worked with Miss Kirk and nutritionist Sharon Morey from Quest Vitamins to reveal the top 30 foods you should eat when trying to shift the pounds

1. Peanut Butter

Peanuts help to stabilise blood sugar levels and have a low glycaemic index. This means they are digested more slowly and release sugar gradually into the bloodstream, providing long-lasting energy and a reduction in sugar cravings.

2. Apples

Apples contain a chemical called pectin. This chemical is also found in most berries, and fresh fruit. The pectin is in the cell walls of most fruits, especially apples. Pectin limits the amount of fat your cells can absorb.

3. Red wine

Although rich in calories the odd glass of wine now and again can benefit weight loss. It seems that grape seeds contain substances that have an inhibiting effect on weight gain.

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