12 Low-Calorie Foods for Weight Loss 

1.Cucumbers: 15 calories per cup

Cucumbers, which are 95% water, are a healthy palette cleanser with low calories. With the skin on, one cup of cucumber slices has 15 calories and a gram of fiber. A Nutrients study found that consuming low-calorie foods helps people lose weight.

2 Blueberries: 86 calories/cup

One cup of blueberries has 85.5 calories, approximately 4 grams of fiber, and 1.1 grams of protein, plus several vitamins and nutrients that can help you lose weight. One Nutrients study found that eating a cup of natural blueberries before exercising helps burn fat, which aids weight loss.

3. Broccoli: 30 calories per cup

Chopped broccoli florets provide nearly 2 grams of protein and fiber per cup at 30 calories. One cup of chopped broccoli includes 82 milligrams of vitamin C, 90% of your DV, which helps you lose weight. Vitamin C boosts fat burning during workouts. Vitamin C eaters also weighed less, according to a Journal of Nutrition study.

4. Grapefruit: 52 calories per half

A half-grapefruit has 52 calories. That includes 2 grams of fiber and approximately 40 milligrams of vitamin C, 42% of your DV. Grapefruit is a great weight-loss snack when taken as part of a balanced, varied diet.

5. Almonds: 164 calories/ounce

Almonds include 164 calories and 6 grams of protein and 3.5 grams of fiber per ounce. Almonds are the perfect portable nutritious snack to stave off hunger. As noted, eating less throughout the day will make you less likely to indulge in ways that will derail your weight loss goals.

6. Greek yogurt: 150 calories per cup

Greek yogurt enhances the flavors of healthy meals like almonds, cherries, cucumbers, and baked potatoes. Greek yogurt is a full protein powerhouse with fewer than 150 calories per cup and over 25 grams of protein. Best of all, research suggests it may aid weight loss by keeping you full.

7. Oats: 150 calories per 1/2 cup

Oatmeal, like Greek yogurt, may compliment sweet and salty flavors. This dish is nutritionally excellent for weight loss. Rolling oats include 150 calories, 5 grams of protein, and 4 grams of fiber every half-cup. Despite its small size, this snack packs a lot of fiber.

8 .Raspberries: 64 calories/cup

Low-calorie food shoppers should prioritize raspberries. Here's why: These bite-sized berries are a caloric bargain at 64 calories per cup!  8 grams of fiber per cup. Raspberry ketone, the main fragrance ingredient in raspberries, may also aid weight loss.

9 .Medium pears: 101 calories.

A cup of pear slices has 80 calories and over 4 grams of fiber, making it a great weight-loss food. One Nutrition study indicated that female participants who ate 3 pears or 3 apples per day lost weight faster than those who ate fewer fruits during 12 weeks.

10.Peas: 59 calories per 1/2 cup

"Peas are the champions." Peas have 117 calories and 8 grams of fiber and protein per cup. Peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas have also been shown to aid weight loss. If you're hesitant about peas but want to lose weight,


11. Black beans: 114 calories per 1/2 cup

Black beans include 18% of the DV for protein and fiber in a half-cup. This amount of black beans is merely 110 calories. "Beans and other legumes seem to have dietary qualities that may be beneficial in the battle against obesity," according to a 2020 Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism study.

12. Dates: 67 calories each

A 2020 clinical experiment indicated that "eating three dates per day did not lead to an increase in body mass index (BMI)." However, the evidence is still inconclusive. According to Medical News Today, eating a few dates a day does not appear to cause weight gain.

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