Google “best food for weight loss” and you get 48 million different opinions. But we know it’s not about what you find online – it’s about what actually does it on your plate.
And here we have compiled the important list.
We call these best foods to lose weight “superfoods” because, like Clark Kent, they look modest but hide impressively strong health benefits. That’s right, the secret to losing weight by eating has been in front of you all along: you just have to shop at your local grocery store, grab the following and make sure they make the meal plan week after week.
Meet the best weight loss food ever.
We do not expect you to suddenly convert to Kale Cult. It’s bitter, hard to eat raw and just so disgustingly happy with itself. Good news: We found 10 greens healthier than kale so you can choose something that suits your needs. Do you love smoothies? Go with spinach. Do you want some no-nonsense? Even plain oil salad stacks up as more nutritionally dense than the current king of greens. And remember: sometimes the healthiest plants are not even the ones you eat. When you just need something to sip but you want to get the greatest nutritional flavor for your buck, try these teas that will help you lose weight.
Repeat after us: fat is not the enemy. No, diving into bacon is not your carte blanche. There are lots of healthy fats – delicious – that make up our list of foods that will help you lose weight. You also do not have to eat straight avocados to get the benefits. Grab an egg and cheese combo to go from our list of healthy fast food breakfast options. Even better, wrap up your workout with an indulgent glass of your childhood favorite. It is part of our diet without chocolate milk. Ready to remove the low-fat fanaticism? Welcome to the more beautiful side of weight loss.
We are going to go out on a limb here and bet on a guess that the Irish’s luck has nothing to do with actual luck. Like most things in life, it has to do with being prepared – and Ireland has a long tradition of starting their days with breakfast, which will most likely get you through the day at the top of your game. Waking up to a large bowl of oats in addition to giving you focus all morning is at the top of our list of the 10 daily habits that burst belly fat. Need more motivation? You can see fast weight loss results – in just 14 days.
Look red if you want to lose weight. Red fruits are richest in flavonoids called anthocyanins – compounds that give them their color – which boast special “zero stomach” properties. Which means that if you choose Gala over Golden Delicious, you are choosing the best fruit for weight loss. But before you swap your green juice for red, check out our list of the 10 best tips on how to lose weight. One of the biggest: Eat, do not drink, your fruit! The fiber keeps you full while the anthocyanins push your waist.
Americans have a duel obsession with snacking and eating more protein. So when a study revealed that distributing your protein evenly throughout the day actually helps you build more muscle – without training – we knew we needed to round up good snacks packed with things. Although we are still very pro lean chicken and fish dishes, there is no denying that grab-and-go protein fits our modern lifestyle much better. Are you looking for something a little more indulgent? See if your favorite brand makes our list of the best yogurts for weight loss for a creamy, protein-filled snack.
Drinking water is like a floss in your diet: you do not really think about it until someone reminds you of it, but it is an integral part of your health – and weight loss plan. Just keeping a full water bottle at the desk to sip for the whole day is enough to keep your metabolism humming; in fact, it is one of our favorite easy ways to lose weight. Do you feel like an overachiever? Add some sliced lemons and oranges to your water for a cleansing boost right out of our exclusive one day detox. A compound in the peel helps flush toxins out of the body and give your tired intestines a kick.