6 Low Calorie Foods For Weight Loss

Written by Dr. Veena Madhankumar and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

When you are looking to lose weight, your daily calories intake becomes an essential factor to consider. The trick is to make sure you provide your body with enough food necessary without consuming a lot of calories. Here are six energy-rich foods with a low-calorie count.

 

 
 

 

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

1. Leafy greens

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Leafy greens can increase the size of your meal without raising the calorie count by a lot. Studies do indicate that such meals provide your body with whatever is necessary to maintain your system without processing many calories.

 
 

 

2. Apples

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Apples are rich in fiber which helps in filling your stomach fast. Apples are rich in pectin, which make you feel fuller for a long time. Apples go along well with your oatmeal or they can also be an excellent value addition to your fruit salad.

 

 

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

3. Strawberries

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

This fruit is a combination of antioxidants and vitamin C. A cup of strawberries is known to have only around 50 calories. A strawberry smoothie will be an excellent way to go. They can be added to your salad too.

 

4. Boiled potatoes

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Boiled potatoes have a lot of health benefits including weight loss. Once cooled these potatoes start storing a lot of resistant starch. The resistant starch is very healthy and fills up your tummy very fast.

 

 

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

5. Mushrooms

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Mushrooms are considered an excellent alternative to meat. Having a high value of zinc and potassium, they support several bodily functions. The calorie content of 100 grams of mushroom shrinks down to 25, once grilled or roasted.

 

6. Chicken breast

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSSChicken breast is a low-calorie protein-rich source of food. There are around 100 calories in 100 grams of chicken. Digesting the chicken meat also takes up a lot of time and energy hence burning calories in the process.     

 

 

6 LOW CALORIE FOODS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

 

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