Low calorie foods that taste good and help in fast weight loss

The toughest challenge while trying to lose some weight is cutting calories from your diet. Most of the time when you make a move towards low-calorie foods, you make yourself feel more hungry and unfulfilled between meals, which in turn makes you eat more and keep indulged in the same. 

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Water, tea, salads, soup broth, mushrooms, strawberries, vegetable soup, whole-grain toast and eggs are some of the eatables that are included in the list of low-calorie food.

Those who are aiming weight loss should try to consume calories between 1500-1800 per day, depending on what and how much active you are.

Here I have incorporated a list of few low-calorie food items which can be included in your diet so that you can feel full as well as can also lose weight easily-


Greek Yoghurt

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It is a good source of protein and helps in curbing the sudden cravings you have, which in turn, helps in weight loss. When you compare yogurt consuming and those who don’t consume, you will find that who ate yogurt experienced less hunger and consumed 100 fewer calories in a day as compared to those who ate other food items like chocolates, crackers, etc. 


Chia Seeds

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It is also considered as a superfood, and also a full pack of protein and fiber with low-calorie content. These are high in soluble fiber, fiber which absorbs liquids and promotes the feeling of fullness in the stomach. When you add one or two serves of chia seeds in your diet, it helps in reducing your appetite and curb cravings.


Cottage Cheese

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It is considered as a great source of protein and a perfect snack for those who are looking ahead to lose some weight. Here is the cookbook where you can find the recipes too.


Cottage cheese and eggs have similar effects as they make you fuller for a long time. It is also found that increasing your protein intake from foods like cottage cheese and similar ones can decrease your appetite and hunger levels.

Berries

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Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries all are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help in optimizing your health. 

These are also a great source of pectin, a dietary fiber that helps in slow stomach emptying and increase feelings of fullness. They also provide aid in weight loss by cutting calorie consumption.

Legumes

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Legumes such as beans, peas and lentils can be incredibly filling due to their high fiber and protein content. Legumes also have an amazing impact on hunger and appetite as a high protein meal with beans and lentils increases the feeling of fullness and reduces hunger. Other than these, legumes also have different health benefits for you.


White Mushrooms

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These are a type of fungus and have a sponge-like texture. It can be used as a substitute for meat by vegetarians and vegans. They contain only 15 calories per cup with several other important nutrients.


Beverages like Coffee, Herbal Tea, Water and Carbonated Water

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When you don’t add any sugar or anything else, some of the beverages are very low in calories.

While plain water contains zero calories, most of the herbal teas for example blue tea and carbonated waters have no to very few calories and black coffee has 2 calories per cup.


Popcorn

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It tops the chart as the most filling and low-calorie snack due to its high fiber content which slows your digestive process and keeps you full. It also stabilizes blood sugar which prevents hunger and cravings & doesn't let you be a couch potato

But keep in mind that these benefits are attached with air-popped popcorns and not with those ready-made varieties which have a lot of unhealthy fats, artificial flavorings and added salt or sugar which increase the calorie content in them.

There are various other foods that are low in calorie content and delicious too. Most of the dishes that reduce hunger and help in weight loss also contain nutrients and vitamins that are beneficial for your health.

To make weight loss process easier than before it is best to consume these filling foods with high protein and fiber content that decreases the hunger and reduces cravings.

Try these simple foods and delicious ones to better your active lifestyle and delicious diet schedule.

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