If you’re always worried about eating foods that will make you gain weight, it’s not fun. Unless you’re a professional model that gets paid for the way you look, measuring the quantity of every food you eat is just obsessive, not to mention completely unsustainable. Save yourself from these unnecessary diet worries and learn to enjoy your life more. However, remember that it’s always good to have a balanced diet.
FeedFond has put together a list of 15 foods that will not make you gain a single ounce of weight. So read on to know what these are.
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#1 Pop that corn!
Yes! Pop that corn without butter and sugar. Add some salt for taste. A cup of this healthy popcorn has only 31 kcal.
Containing 95% water, celery stalks are great for filling you up without adding any weight. They detoxify your body on top of that.
This magic vegetable can be had grilled or baked without using any oil. Have as much as you want without worrying about gaining weight.
#4 Citrus fruits
Citrus fruits like oranges, tangerines and grapefruits are rich in fiber, vitamin C and flavonoids. Therefore, these satiate you, keep you feeling fuller, and are good for your overall health and skin.
#5 Melon and watermelon
Containing water and fiber, these fruits can be consumed all day without the fear of putting on weight. They satiate you and keep you fuller and each slice has only 60-70 kcal.
Hormones can make us gain weight. So, have some edible algae that are great in keeping your thyroid functioning properly to balance your hormone level.
Zucchini helps to balance the salt-water ratio in your body, improve the functioning of intestines and lowering the energy output of the main meals you take. So, it’s a great food for keeping your weight in check. What’s more, a portion of zucchini has only 42 kcal.
A vegetable with lots of water, cucumber can cool your body and make you feel fuller for longer. It prevents bloating and is great in slimming you down.
Full of manganese which burns fat, keeps the blood sugar level normal, and builds muscles, beetroot is another miracle vegetable for weight-watchers.
Eggs are better eaten boiled rather than fried. These can be taken any time of the day to prevent weight gain.
Pineapples contain bromelain which splits fat and metabolizes protein, helping prevent unwanted. weight gain. They’re are also sweet to taste and make an excellent form of dessert for those who don’t want to gain weight.
#12 Apples and plums
These fruits have a great effect on the heart and the body weight. An apple contains only 50kcal and its fiber and water content can satiate you and keep you full. Plums are good for the heart as these have a high content of potassium and vitamin C.
Salads are not only full of vitamins and other essential nutrients, but also can be had in large amounts without the fear of gaining weight. A piece of lettuce has only 3kcal.
#14 Currant, cranberry, and strawberry
Currants, cranberries and strawberries have a high content of Vitamin C. in addition, currants help lose excess water while cranberries are good for a healthy urinary tract. Strawberries keep the digestive tract healthy and are packed with nutrients.
#15 Cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli
These magic vegetables are great in taste and prevent weight gain. Cruciferous vegetables contain almost no calories and are a perfect addition to any meal. Throw broccoli in eggs at breakfast, have a kale salad at lunch, and have cauliflower and broccoli at dinner. They’ll keep you full and give your body what it needs to stay healthy. A portion of cabbage is only 7 kcal.
Also read this (Link to 10 foods to avoid to lose weight) to know more about foods to avoid when you want to lose weight.
Is there any food you swear by on your path to lose weight? Feel free to put your comments in the section below!