This Fruit Boosts Weight Loss By 50%

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People eating this fruit lost
50% more off their waistlines.
People eating prunes as part
of a weight loss diet lost 50% more off their waistlines, research has
Prunes also contributed to
them losing 33% more weight than those who did not eat them.
Eating prunes made people feel
more full, the researchers found.
The study involved 100
overweight and obese people.
Half ate around 15 or more
prunes each day as part of a healthy lifestyle diet.
The other group were simply
given advice about healthy snacks.
The results showed that
prune-eaters lost an average of 4.4 pounds in weight compared to just 3.3
pounds in the other group.
Those eating prunes also shed
an inch from their waists in comparison to only two-thirds of an inch in the
other group.

Dr Jo Harrold, who led the
research, said:
“These are the first data to
demonstrate both weight loss and no negative side effects when consuming prunes
as part of a weight management diet. 
Indeed in the long term they
may be beneficial to dieters by tackling hunger and satisfying appetite; a
major challenge when you are trying to maintain weight loss.”
Professor Jason Halford, an
expert on eating behaviours, said:
“Maintaining a healthy diet is
Along with fresh fruit and
vegetables, dried fruit can provide a useful and convenient addition to the
diet, especially as controlling appetite during dieting can be tough.”
The research was presented at
the European Congress on Obesity in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Kayode Ojo
Kayode Emmanuel Ojo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at SHEFFA Limited. He is presently studying Computer Science at the National Open University, Victoria Island, Lagos.