10 Veggies to Help You Lose Weight

10 Veggies to Help You Lose Weight

Our stomach needs a cleanse here and there. Take a break from heavy, processed products that are not filling and leave you craving for more. Instead, try these foods that are low calorie and have high water content to help you stay full without eating a lot. 


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Cucumber. Calories per 100 grams: 15

Add cucumbers to your salad or munch on them as a snack with a little peanut butter or miso paste. 


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Konnyaku. Calories per 100 grams: 6

Yes, you read that right. 6 calories! This product is made from a type of yam and has a sort of rubbery texture and mild flavor so it takes on whatever seasoning you put on. It comes in the form of a block or noodle shape so it can be a great substitute for any noodle dish. 


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Broccoli. Calories per 100 grams: 34

Steam some broccoli and season with salt and lemon juice. Refreshing!


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Cauliflower. Calories per 100 grams: 25

Roast some cauliflower with some herbs and a little olive oil. 


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Cabbage. Calories per 100 grams: 25

Julianne some cabbage, add sesame seeds, and a sesame seed based dressing. Yum!


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Celery. Calories per 100 grams: 14

Add it to your soup or snack on them with some peanut butter. 


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Jicama. Calories per 100 grams: 38

Enjoy it raw with a squirt of lime juice and chili powder (or any dressing) or add it to your stir-frys. 


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Kale. Calories per 100 grams: 49

Massage your kale with a pinch of salt, olive oil, and lemon juice. Super simple, super delicious!


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Zucchini. Calories per 100 grams: 17

Grill some zucchini or add it to your stir-fry. Or substitute your pasta with it. 


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Radishes. Calories per 100 grams: 14

Enjoy some sliced radishes in your salad. 

These 10 veggies are just the start. Leafy greens are also low on calories and will keep you full. There are other ways of decreasing your calorie intake. Not using too much oil when cooking and steaming foods will help limit excess oil for the body.