Foods That Burn Calories When You Eat Them

By TONI SIMS, CBS Houston
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When your snack cravings kick in, it’s best to choose calorie-burning foods that burn more calories than they contain. Also known as negative-calorie foods, the following foods actually take more energy to digest than they offer to your body.

This is a real steal if you’re counting your calorie intake for weight loss, or if you simply just have the tendency of being on the high side of calorie intake. From oranges to cucumbers, these foods are excellent for snacks. Not only are you eating healthy, your body is getting proper nutrients and in the process burning calories. See the full list below.

  • Oranges
  • Tangerines
  • Strawberries
  • Apples
  • Watermelon
  • Grapefruit
  • Apricots
  • Raspberry Ketone
  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Lettuce
  • Green Coffee Beans
  • Zucchini
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Hot Chili Peppers
  • Cauliflower
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