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To watch your weight, try:
- Lentil soup
- Vegetable salad with grilled chicken
- Nonfat dressing
- A whole wheat roll
The science behind it:
According to research at Pennsylvania State University, people who start with soup eat fewer calories at that meal. (Just make sure the soup is broth based rather than cream based.) The lean protein in lentils and chicken will keep your hunger in check, and vegetables and whole wheat bread—both high in fiber—will fill you up.
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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.