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Before you reorganize your pantry or do a detailed cleansing of your fridge, step away from the salad you’re dreading eating because there’s some good news: You don’t necessarily need to eat vegetables to lose weight! You guys, you heard that right!
Don’t get me wrong, vegetables are great for you and contain a plethora of vitamins and minerals for overall health, but pounds are shed by simply consuming fewer calories than you expend (or burn) each day. BUT, the energy deficit over time is responsible for dropping pounds on the scale, NOT the amount of veggies you eat.
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Vegetables, however, can be a great tool in your weight loss journey! They can help bulk up meals and increase your fiber content to keep you feeling fuller longer as you are dropping your daily caloric intake.