Best Low-Calorie Foods for Weight Loss

Want to reduce weight without starving? Low-calorie foods can help you reach your fitness objectives.  Here are weight-loss-friendly low-calorie foods.


Cucumbers are low-calorie, refreshing, and weight-loss-friendly. Cucumber slices include 16 calories and 2 grams of fiber per cup. Cucumbers provide Vitamin K, Potassium, and Manganese. Antioxidants can prevent disease. 


Potatoes are low in calories despite their reputation for high fat in potato chips and French fries. A medium potato has 160 calories and 4 grams of fiber—perfect for a weight-loss regimen. 


Low-calorie cauliflower helps you lose weight. Raw cauliflower has 25 calories and 3 grams of fiber per cup. Cauliflower is rich in Vitamin C, K, and Potassium. It contains antioxidants to preserve your cells.


Blueberries include 24% of your daily vitamin C and 84 calories. Berries are low-calorie and nutrient-dense. Antioxidants in berries fight inflammation and illness. They are high in fiber and can aid weight loss. 


Eggs are nutritional powerhouses with 78 calories per large egg. Hard-boiled eggs can be a snack or part of a balanced breakfast with whole-grain bread and avocado slices. Protein in eggs keeps you full and helps regulate weight.


Fiber-rich oats promote weight loss and are healthy. One cup of cooked oats has 166 calories, 5 grams of protein, and 4 grams of fiber—perfect for filling you up until your next meal. Oats contain potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron. 


Soup is one of the healthiest low-calorie foods. Fiber, vitamins, minerals, and flavor can be added to practically any recipe. It's cheap and easy to create! Soup's high water content keeps you hydrated all day.

Chia Seeds

Superfood chia seeds can aid weight loss. One ounce of chia seeds has 138 calories, 4 grams of protein, and 9.8 grams of fiber—a great combination for weight loss and appetite reduction. 


Grapefruits are healthy and low-calorie. A 100-gram grapefruit has 42 calories, 3 grams of fiber, and almost half your daily Vitamin C. Citrus fruits like grapefruits include antioxidants, anti-inflammatory chemicals, and essential minerals. 


Watermelon is low-calorie and nutrient-rich, helping you lose weight. Watermelon has 30 calories and roughly 1 gram of fiber per 100 grams. Watermelon is rich in potassium, magnesium, and vitamins A, C, and B6. 


Apples are good weight-loss snacks. Apples are tasty, nutritious, and low in calories. Medium apples include 95 calories and 4.4 grams of fiber. Apples are eaten plain, cooked, or combined into smoothies.  


Broccoli has 34 calories and 2.6 grams of fiber per 100 grams. Broccoli contains vitamins C, K, folate, calcium, and magnesium. Weight loss requires bone health and inflammation reduction, which broccoli provides. 

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