13 Most Weight Loss Friendly Foods

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Different foods work differently on the body, their metabolic pathways ways are also different, and all the foods have different effects on the body.

Here is a list of 13  weight loss friendly foods approved by science.

1. Whole eggs

New studies have shown that eggs do not adversely effect the blood cholesterol and are not the cause of heart attacks. A study of 50 overweight women showed that eating eggs instead of bagels at breakfast increased their satiety and made them consume less for the next 36 hours.


2. Leafy greens

They include kale, spinach, collards and a few others. They are low in calories as well as carbohydrates but are rich in fiber. These foods will make you full throughout the day with just a little calorie add-on.


3. Salmon

Salmons are loaded with high-quality nutrients, proteins, healthy fats and few other essential vitamins. These vitamins and nutrients are necessary for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland, which is pivotal to keep the metabolism running.

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4. Cruciferous vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and sprouts. These vegetables are high in fiber, protein and these veggies contain cancer-fighting substances. A combo of protein and fiber make them essentially weight loss foods.

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5. Beef And Chicken Breast

Processed meat is unhealthy and should be avoided but unprocessed red meat does not increase the rate of heart disease or diabetes. As these foods have a low rate of carbohydrate and low sugar content, consuming them will prove to be very effective for weight loss.


6. Boiled Potatoes

Potatoes have several properties that make them a perfect food for weight loss and a healthy lifestyle, but the weight loss feature of this food will work once they are boiled and left to cool down so that they can form a resistant starch, a fibre-like substance, which helps in weight loss.

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7.  Tuna

Another low-calorie high protein food. It is a lean food so it does not have any much fat in it. This is a great food to keep you low on calorie and high in protein.


8. Beans and legumes

Few things and legumes can be beneficial for weight loss. These include lentils, black beans, kidney beans and some others. These foods are high in fiber and protein and contain some resistant starch, which is good for weight loss.


9. Soups

Most foods with low energy density contain a lot of water and just eating a little bit of those foods make you feel full and thus lower down your calorie intake and you start losing weight and soups are included among those foods, so they are very healthy, tasty and low in calories.


10. Cottage cheese

Dairy products are high in protein and so are cottage cheese it has a high protein content but very low calories, so consuming them will make your stomach full but will not increase your weight.

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11. Avocados

As most of the foods are high in carbs, avocados are loaded with healthy fats. They have a high concentration of monosaturated oleic acid, the same found in olive oil. Avocados contain a lot of water, so they will make you feel hydrated and the fiber and potassium content in them will help you reduce your weight.


12. Apple cider vinegar

Several studies have proved that vinegar will be useful for weight loss.
A study among obese showed that consuming 15-30 ml of vinegar per day for 10-12 weeks caused 1-2 kgs of weight reduction.


13. Nuts

Having a high content of fat, nuts are not inherently fattening. They contain a balanced amount of protein fiber and healthy fats.
Consuming nuts helps in improving metabolic rate and thus leading to weight loss.