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Top 20 List of Low-Calorie Foods

Keeping track of the calorie count is the challenging part of a weight loss regime. Certain low-calorie foods might help in reducing weight but can leave you starving, thus indulging you in snacking in between or overeat. The entire purpose of weight loss becomes meaningless when you eat more or snack in between meals. Various low-calorie foods are not only nutritious but also keep you full for a longer time. Below is a list of low-calorie foods that are surprisingly filling.

1. Oats- One of the excellent and filling low-calorie foods is Oats. It contains a high amount of fibre and protein that keeps you full and satisfies your hunger.

2. Greek Yoghurt- An excellent addition to your lunch or dinner is Greek Yoghurt. A serving of Greek Yoghurt (150 grams) provides 130 calories.

3. Oranges- They are packed with Vitamin C, and as compared to other fruits, it is low in calories.

4. Celery- It is a great source of antioxidant and is rich in Vitamin C. You’ll be surprised to know that 100 grams of celery provide 47 calories.

5.Cabbage- It has been listed as one of the top low-calorie foods that aid in weight loss. The calorie count is so small that you can easily burn up the calories just by carrying out your day to day activities.

6.Asparagus- It is highly fibrous and can be included in your salad to satisfy your cravings.

7.Beets- Low in calories; can be boiled, grilled or steamed, and is high in antioxidants.

8.Cucumber- Has higher water content and the best part is that you can have as many as you want without gaining any extra calories.

9.Eggs- Egg is rich in protein and is packed with essential nutrients that keep you full for a longer time.

10.Cauliflower-Low in calories (23 calories in 100grams serving), has anti-inflammatory properties and is excellent for maintaining cardiac health.

11.Mushrooms- Another delectable yet low-calorie food is mushrooms. Just sauté it with other veggies and enjoy it! People who are trying to lose weight can incorporate this into your diet.

12.Watermelon- Despite its natural sweetness, watermelon is low in calories and is very helpful in boosting up your metabolism.

13.Broccoli- This is one of the healthiest vegetables packed with a high amount of minerals and vitamins.

14.Carrots- Packed with the goodness of vitamins and minerals, carrots can aid in weight loss, and you can have it as a sandwich filling or as a salad.

15.Tomatoes- It is an amazing food for weight loss because 100grams of tomato provides 18 calories only. Besides this, it is the main dietary source of lycopene which helps in preventing cancer.

16.Kale- One of the nutrient-dense foods with extremely low-calories. Feel like snacking in between? Instead of munching potato chips, bake some kale chips!

17.Brussels sprout-Loaded with essential nutrients, Brussels sprouts are tasty and can be eaten in breakfast or in between meals.

18.Lemons- Lemons and weight loss go hand in hand. Contains a high amount of Vitamin C and you can drink lemon with warm water in an empty stomach for the best results.

19.Chicken- Though it is not low in calories, having chicken in moderate quantities can do wonders. Boiled chicken with veggies can be a healthy meal.

20.Lettuce- It is crunchy, delicious and contains zero cholesterol and fat. The carbohydrate content is low and can be eaten as a salad, or you can have it with your sandwich.

Incorporating healthy foods will not only aid in weight loss, but it will improve your overall well being. Eat well, Feel Good!


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