To maintain a healthy weight and not gain weight over time you must eat fiber rich foods which also have vitamins and minerals which are nutritious and they should also be low in calories. If you eat foods like these, you will reach and maintain a healthy weight.
Cucumbers are rich in vitamins, minerals and liquid which help the body expel wastes and toxins and lose weight in a gradual healthy manner.
Apples have a lot of vitamin C and potassium they’re only 50 calories yet they make a person feel full and satisfied.
Citrus Fruits: Grapefruit, lemons, tangerines and oranges all have a lot of vitamin C and anti-oxidants that assist in digestion and cognitive function. They protect the liver and the skin and also help with gradual, healthy weight loss.
Eggplants have only 32 calories when boiled and drained. Eggplant prevents colon cancer, helps balance diabetes, helps protect the cardio-vascular system and improves circulation. Eggplant is healthiest when boiled or baked and not fried.
Lettuce leaves have only 3 calories each that’s why dieticians tell their patients to eat a lot of it!
Broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage are part of the brassica family which are high in vitamin C and fiber and contain many nutrients and phytochemicals. They were proven to prevent cancer and they also help balance iodine levels and thyroid function. When these are stable weight loss is easier.
Beets are packed with vitamins and minerals like manganese which is responsible for our metabolic rate. Beets help with proper digestion, prevent constipation, help against infections, help detoxify the body and helps stop the growth of cancerous cells. An average beet has only 40 calories so one should be fine.
Squash and zucchini have only 42 calories each and they’re rich in fiber, magnesium, anti-oxidants, folic acid, vitamin C and potassium. They are especially beneficial to proper digestion and maintaining a healthy weight.
Blueberries, black currants and strawberries help with detoxifying the body and assist digestion. They have a huge amount of anti-oxidants and also have vitamin C. they can be eaten daily.
Popcorn without butter or sugar and made with a bit of oil have only 31 calories per cup. They can be included in a menu for weight loss or maintenance.