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At least one out of three adults in the world are overweight, with one in nine considered obese. Excessive weight increases the risk of developing heart diseases, type 2 diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, and cancer. For many people, exercising and cutting back on calories or falling prey to "fat-burning" products and fads have not helped them shed extra weight. Fortunately, spending money on real food could help you lose weight. Certain foods allow us to eat our fill while also boosting thermogenesis, the process of internal heat production.

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1. Salmon

Salmon is rich in protein, which requires more energy to metabolize than fats and carbohydrates. According to a 2019 study published in Nutrients, meals with salmon and can dramatically increase thermogenesis. Contrary to widespread qualms about high glycemic index carbohydrates, high-GI foods combined with salmon can burn more fat than low-GI carbohydrates.

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