The Lean Tower of Pizza

Layer by layer, here's how to build a tasty, low-fat version of the runners' go-to-carb-loader, says nutritionist Liz Applegate.

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Spread on the sauce

Tomato sauce is rich in lycopene, a cancer-fighting antioxidant. Researchers at Harvard studied the eating habits of more than 47,000 men and found those who ate tomato sauce two to four times per week had a 35 per cent lower risk of prostate cancer than men who ate none. For best absorption, lycopene should be cooked with some kind of fat – so pizza may be just what the doctor ordered. You can also make your own in half an hour.

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