Eat This to Lose Weight Over 50

Leafy Greens

Experts suggests leafy greens for weight loss in people over 50. Collard greens, spinach, and kale are low-calorie and rich of water and fiber, keeping you full.

Fatty Fish

Fish! Salmon, tuna, and cod are great. They're low-calorie and high-quality protein sources.


Avocados—known as "the green queen" of fruit—are packed of fiber, healthy fats, and over 20 vitamins and minerals.


Prunes may potentially prevent age-related bone loss. This fruit is great in sweet and savory dishes.



90% of Americans don't get enough choline. This B-like vitamin helps your brain and muscles. As you age, this is crucial!

Plain Greek Yogurt

Protein boosts metabolism. Younkin claims protein burns twice as many calories as fat and carbs.


Avoiding whole grains because of carbs frequently backfires. Fiber-deficient whole grains make you hungry an hour or two later."

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Meshulam recommends a "flexible and pleasurable" diet for weight loss. It makes sense—if you like what you're eating, you'll stick with it!

Cruciferous Veggies

Adding cruciferous vegetables to meals can help with weight reduction and constipation as we age.


Berries' fiber slows sugar absorption to your bloodstream, which is good for our weight.

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