Cellulite Fighting Foods #4: Chicken Breast

Of all the cuts of poultry, chicken breast is by far the best. It's low in fat, high in protein, and VERY easy to cook! When it comes to getting rid of cellulite, to key to is reduce total body fat. Exercise can help you to burn off fat, but your diet plays a critical role in your overall body fat percentage. Eating fewer calories is just one aspect, and you should also cut back on the amount of dietary fat you consume. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: thecozyapron.com[/caption] This is what makes chicken breast such a great food for your cellulite-fighting diet. Chicken breast is fairly low in saturated fat, and yet it is high in the protein you need in order to build muscle. It's a fairly low-calorie protein, and you can eat a good deal of it without worrying about adding too much fat to your diet. Bonus benefits:  Chicken contains tryptophan, which helps to fight depression by increasing serotonin levels in your brain. It can also prevent bone density loss, improve heart health, strengthen your teeth, and improve the function of your kidneys, central nervous system, and liver.
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