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Vegetables that aid weight loss but are low in calories

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By Scott

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1. Broccoli

Broccoli preparation is simple. It can be served as a side after steaming for a few minutes and seasoning with salt and pepper.

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2. Mushrooms

Mushrooms can replace meat due to their chewiness. This study included 73 obese adults who ate red meat or mushrooms.

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3. Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts, like broccoli, are more satisfying than other vegetables because they have 4 g of protein and fiber per cup.

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4. Kale

Perhaps the healthiest food on Earth is kale. Another protein- and fiber-rich vegetable, it comes in green and purple variations.

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5. Carrots

Carrots are the best source of vitamin A, with 400% of your daily dose per cup. They taste sweet because they are high in natural sugars.

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6. Beets

Beets have 58 calories per cup and can be used to make low-sugar smoothies. Eat the beet greens instead of throwing them away.

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7. Bok choy

Vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, iron, potassium, and manganese are abundant in bok choy. It can be the base for stir fries dishes.

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8. Cucumber

A cucumber's 90% water content would be undetectable in your hand. Strong antioxidants in cucumbers decrease inflammation and lower cancer risk. 

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