Goodbye Fat, Hello Lean Body

6. Fight Fat With Fiber

Studies show people who consume more fiber tend to gain less weight over time. The trick is to shoot for about 25 grams a day, which amounts to three servings each of fruits and vegetables. A small price to pay for such a great result.

7. Make Friends With Breakfast

Like the old adage about water, the tip about eating breakfast stays around because it works. Eating breakfast jump starts your metabolism. That's a given. What's not always discussed is that those who skip breakfast are almost five times as likely to be obese as those who don't. Given those facts, squeezing in time for a morning meal is a must.

8. Pump Iron, Eat Iron

Pumping iron is one way to gain muscle and burn fat. But, eating iron is just as important in helping your body keep muscles. Iron brings oxygen to your body's cells and helps boost metabolism. Without it, your body lacks the oxygen it needs and Foods such as shellfish, beans, and red meat provide excellent sources of iron. Supplements are great replacements for iron, but should only be taken under the direction of a doctor.

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