Weight gain is one of the biggest problems in modern society. Okay, maybe not in that sense, but dieting and weight loss is constantly on people’s minds nowadays. Everyone is especially cautious of the foods that they eat, and if you’re like that as well, then you might want to read on.
Here are 15 foods you can eat with no risk of gaining weight.
As long as you stick to plain popcorn, without sugar or butter or oil of any kind, you can eat it with no limitations. A cup of popcorn contains around 31 kcal, so pick a movie and go ahead with no guilt.
While not many people like eggplant as a whole, there’s no getting away from the fact that a cooked portion of eggplant without any oil contains as little as 24 kcal.
Celery may be a little bit boring, but the stems are 95 percent water, which means they help detoxify the body and stimulate natural weight loss.
Laminaria, a type of algae, is packed with iodine which maintains proper functioning of the thyroid. Your hormones are therefore kept within normal range and they prevent you from gaining weight.
5. Melon and watermelon
A slice of either of these two contains between 60 and 70 kcal, which means that you can eat them quite a lot if you want to. They also help flush out excess liquid from the body.
6. Oranges, grapefruits, and tangerines
You should avoid consuming tons and tons of fruits for those of you who are trying to lose weight, but citrus fruits are an exception. They are packed with fiber, flavonoids and vitamin C. They’re also quite satiating, similarly to the melons and watermelons.
Cucumber is 96 percent water, which makes it an inevitable veggie choice for anyone who is trying to lose weight. As such, it combats swelling and helps you get slimmer naturally.
Аn average portion of beetroot contains about 40 kcal only. It also helps regulate blood sugar, drive the muscles and aid fat burning.
This veggie regulates the salt-water ration, lowers the energy output of heavier meals and boosts intestinal function.
This tasty fruit could be your best ally in the battle against excess pounds. Its bromelain content metabolizes proteins effectively and splits fats, too.
11. Apples and plums
Apples improve digestion, and they contain around 50 kcal per apple, while plums are full of potassium and vitamin C and contain around 45 kcal per 100g serving.
12. Currant, cranberry and strawberry
Currant is loaded with vitamin C, and also possesses diuretic properties, thus helping flush out excess water. Strawberries, meanwhile, are quite nutritious and help maintain proper digestion and also maintain good health of the cardiovascular system.
13. Cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower
An average serving of diced cabbage contains just 7 kcal. It is not recommended to eat just cabbage and cauliflower, but you can incorporate it a few times a week. These are all beneficial when it comes to weight loss.
Salad is packed with folic acid and it can be enjoyed without any limitations as one leaf of lettuce is only 3 kcal.
Eggs can be eaten at any time of the day, without the risk of gaining weight. Boiled ones are better than fried ones, as I’m sure you know.
This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. This information may not fit your specific health circumstances.
Another thing you should remember: all of these foods have these values for kcal content with no added ingredients to them. That means no oil, salt, butter or any other type of ingredient that can be used to prepare them. If you eat these foods with those types of toppings, then the calorie content may be increased.