10 Foods to Aid in Weight Loss

Leafy vegetables like spinach, kale and Swiss chard are low in calories and high in nutrients.

1. Leafy Greens

They also have a higher thermic effect, meaning they burn more calories during digestion.

2. Lean Protein

Choose whole grains such as brown rice, quinoa and oats instead of refined grains.

3. Whole Grains

Berries like strawberries, blueberries and raspberries are rich in antioxidants and fiber

4. Berries

Greek yogurt is a protein-packed smoothie that also contains beneficial probiotics that support gut health.

5. Greek Yogurt

Nuts and seeds such as almonds, walnuts, chia seeds and flaxseed provide healthy fats, protein and fiber.

6. Nuts and Seeds

Legumes like beans, lentils and chickpeas are rich in fiber and protein.

7. Legumes

Despite being high in calories, avocados are an excellent source of healthy fats that can aid in weight loss.

8. Avocado

Certain spices such as cayenne pepper, turmeric and cinnamon can boost metabolism and promote weight loss.

9. Spices

Water is important for weight loss, not food.

10. Water

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