Best Weight Loss Foods

These foods (mostly vegetables) are especially good at helping you to feel full and are low in calories. When you are looking for foods to help you with weight loss, these are the foods that you want to turn to.

Vegetables

The key here is to eat as many of the green leafy vegetables as you can and then add in any other vegetables that you enjoy. When it comes to fruits, you want to focus on the low sugar fruits for weight loss.

(If you want to learn more about reducing sugars, check out my program: 30 Sugar Free Days)

The best vegetables to eat are the leafy green vegetables such as:

  • Arugula (garden rocket)
  • Beet greens (spinach beet)
  • Bok Choy
  • Borage
  • Cabbage
  • Chard
  • Collard greens
  • Dandelion
  • Endive
  • Escarole
  • Garden cress
  • Kale
  • Leek
  • Lettuce (all types)
  • Mixed salad greens
  • Mustard greens
  • Purslane
  • Radicchio
  • Romaine
  • Sorrel
  • Spinach
  • Spring greens
  • Turnip greens
  • Watercress

Don’t forget the rest of the vegetable kingdom, these vegetables can also help your weight loss:

  • Acorn Squash
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Azuki beans
  • Beets
  • Black-eyed peas
  • Black beans
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chickpeas
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Green beans
  • Green peppers
  • Jalapeno peppers
  • Leek
  • Lentils
  • Lima beans
  • Okra
  • Onion
  • Parsnips
  • Peas
  • Pinto beans
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Radish
  • Sea vegetables
  • Squash
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatillo
  • Tomato
  • Turnips
  • Yams
  • Zucchini

Fruits that are good for weight loss are the low-sugar fruits:

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

Of course, any protein will also help you lose weight: think meats and good fats.

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