8 Fat-burning Snacks for Your Busy Life

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1. Almonds-
Almond joy! Dieters who ate 3 ounces of these nuts every day reduced their weight and body-mass index by a solid 18 percent compared with an 11 percent... more 
Photo by: Condé Nast Digital Studio
1. Almonds-
Almond joy! Dieters who ate 3 ounces of these nuts every day reduced their weight and body-mass index by a solid 18 percent compared with an 11 percent drop in the no-nut group, a study in the International Journal of Obesity found. Almonds are high in alpha-linolenic acid, which can speed the metabolism of fats. Stick to 12 per serving.
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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 7:34 PM EST
By Veronica Byrd, SELF magazine



Your allies in battling bulge? Foods that do the work for you. These edibles have proven lipid-melting powers that help you slim. That's a win.