7 Low-calorie Foods For Weight Loss

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

Are you intended to lose weight? Then inaugurate your plan by consuming low-calorie foods. Have a glance to gain some idea about the best low-calorie foods for weight loss.

 
 

1.Chicken

Chicken breasts are a low-calorie high protein food. 50 grams of chicken breast has around the same number of calories in it. Being rich in fiber your body needs a lot of time to digest the chicken breast, hence burning a lot of calories in the process.

 

2.Apples

 
 

Apples are rich in pectin. When you eat a raw apple, the pectin in the apples keeps your stomach full for a longer time. Apple is also rich in fiber hence keeps hunger at bay for a longer time. Apples get along well with your oatmeal breakfast or even a fruit salad.

 

3.Strawberries

Though being low in calories strawberries are filled with vitamin C and a lot of antioxidants. A strawberry smoothie is wonderful on the go breakfast option. Strawberries also go well along with yogurt and your regular salad.

4. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is rich in fiber and also have the capacity to absorb a lot of water. This makes oatmeals a wonderful remedy for your hunger pangs. Oatmeals have very fewer calories yet can make you feel full faster. This makes oatmeal an excellent breakfast food for weight loss.

 

5.Mushrooms

If you are a meat lover, mushrooms can be the best substitute for this. Grilled or roasted mushrooms add only around 25 extra calories for every 100 grams. Mushroom also has a composition of zinc and potassium which help in regulating your bodily functions.

6.Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli can easily fill your stomach since they are rich in fiber. They have a low energy density hence making them the perfect food for weight loss. These vegetables are the ideal combination of fiber and protein.

 

7.Potatoes

Though rich in carbohydrate they are also a powerhouse of vitamins. This combination helps satisfy your hunger very quickly. Baked or roasted potatoes make a wonderful and energy-rich snack. It is better to have the potatoes without peeling the skin.


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