Even if you’re crazy about keeping your figure, there are still foods you can eat without limitations. They’re rich in fiber while being low calorie, satiating you without the risk of gaining weight.
Here is a list of such products. However, you should always make sure that your diet is well balanced with a sensible variety of foods.
Prepare popcorn without any butter or sugar, and you can have as much as you want. A cup of popcorn free of sugar and butter contains only 31 kcal.
A portion of eggplant baked or grilled without oil contains as little as 24 kcal. Hence, you can indulge in this tasty veggie without limitations, too.
Celery stems contain 95% water, so they detoxify the body and accelerate the weight loss process.
4. Melon and watermelon
A slice of these fruits contains 60 to 70 calories, but it detoxifies the body, leads to satiety, and removes excess fluids.
Algae, like laminaria, are the best source of iodine. They help your thyroid function normally, keeping your hormones at normal levels and preventing you from gaining weight.
6. Oranges, Grapefruits, and Tangerines
While high fruit intake is not recommended for those who are trying to lose weight, citrus fruits are an exception. They are packed with vitamin C, fiber, and flavonoids; improve digestion, and boost your liver health, too. In addition to these benefits, citrus fruits are quite satiating as well.
A fruit that is mostly made up of water, cucumbers only contain 16 calories per serving. The seeds and skin contain most of the fruit’s nutritional value, so you’re best off not peeling your cucumbers.
The peel and seeds provide both fiber and a form of vitamin A known as beta-carotene, which is known to be good for your eyes.
Beetroot contains manganese. This aids in burning the fat, driving the muscles and regulating the blood sugar. An average portion of it is 40 kcal only.
One portion of zucchini is 42 kcal. This will help in normalizing your salt-water ratio and improve the intestinal function as well. Additionally, it can be used to lower the energy output of the main courses.
This fruit is the best when it comes to losing weight. It has bromelain which actively splits fats and it helps metabolize the proteins.
11. Apples and Plums
One apple is 50 kcal only. This will not only make you satiated, but it will regulate your digestion as well. The plums on the other hand, are rich in vitamin C and potassium which will aid in maintaining your heart and vessels.
12. Berries: Currant, Cranberry, Strawberry
Currant and cranberries are loaded with vitamin C, and currants also posses diuretic properties, thus help flush out excess water. Strawberries are quite nutritious and help maintain proper digestion and cardiovascular system.
13. Cabbage, Broccoli, and Cauliflower
These vegetables are rich in nutrients which interact with iodine and make sure you consume them twice a week.
Salads are high in folic acid. For instance, a lettuce leaf contains only 3 kcal, so you can eat as much as you want without gaining weight.
The best thing about eggs is that you can eat them anytime, even at night and you will not gain weight. Naturally, boiled eggs are much better than fried ones.