Foods That Help You Shed Pounds

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

Eating less does not mean resisting hunger. There are a lot of foods that fill you up even if consumed in small portions & also help in fighting against weight gain.


1. Pumpkin

Being a good source of fiber, it helps you stay full for longer. It is one of the vegetables that regulates your digestion as well.

2. Low-Fat Greek Yogurt


Greek Yogurt is a protein rich food that makes you full faster. It contains positive bacteria that can further assist your weight loss endeavor.

3. Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is a rich source of antioxidants and magnesium. Dark chocolate works wonders when it comes to reducing weight.

4. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is the perfect breakfast food since it is filled with protein and provides you with energy, for hours together. It goes well with fruits rich in antioxidants like raspberry & blueberry.

5. Protein Powder

A thick fruit smoothie with a lot of protein powder keeps you full and gets you going a longer time. It also boosts your metabolism and helps you build muscles.

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