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Negative Calorie Foods

Can 'Negative-Calorie' Foods Help You Lose Weight?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

It's true that a few foods, such as grapefruit and celery, contain fewer calories than it takes to digest them. So, when you eat these foods, you actually burn more calories than you take in. Thus, the term "negative-calorie foods."