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Top four vegetables that help lose weight in autumn

(People's Daily Online)

10:54, August 17, 2012

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Edited and translated by Du Mingming, People's Daily Online

1. Lotus root

Lotus root grows in hot, rainy summer, and matures in autumn. To eat lotus root in autumn is a best choice. Fresh lotus root is rich in substances like carbohydrates, protein, and vitamins. In addition, the mucus protein and dietary fiber in lotus root can combine with bile salts in human body, and help promote cholesterol efflux and reduce lipid absorption.

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Read the Chinese version: 养生:秋季是减肥最佳时节 怎么减最健康
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