Different types of fruits and vegetables provide different benefits. Here is a list of the top 15 fruits and vegetables that can help you lose weight:
Watermelon contains 64% water, making it extremely filling! Just one cup of watermelon has 46 calories and 11 grams of carbs. It, also, has high levels of lycopene, which is an antioxidant that may help fight heart disease.
This fruit has been shown to boost metabolism. Just one grapefruit contains 82 calories and 25 grams of carbs! You can eat grapefruit plain or try it in a smoothie with some spinach for added nutrients!
Spinach is extremely healthy for you. It contains high amounts of vitamin K, vitamin A, and folate (folic acid). It has only 7 calories per cup!
This low-calorie food helps your body stay hydrated! Just one cucumber contains 10% of your daily water intake and about 16 calories!
Zucchini is just like cucumber in the fact that it helps your body stay hydrated! It contains 17% of your daily water intake and only 22 calories per cup!
Tomatoes are full of lycopene, an antioxidant that may help fight off heart disease. One cup of tomato juice has only 40 calories! It is also full of vitamin C, which helps your body stay healthy.
100 percent of the daily recommended intake of Vitamin A is found in one cup of a cantaloupe! It also has low levels of sugar.
Strawberries contain fiber, vitamin C, and manganese. One cup of strawberries contains 50 calories!
Asparagus is full of nutrients that are good for you! It has 4 grams of fiber per cup and only 43 calories!
Carrots are high in beta-carotene, which gives them their orange color. They also contain 3 grams of fiber and 54 calories per cup!
11. Bell Peppers
These colorful veggies contain vitamins A, C, E, and K. They have only 33 calories per cup!
Mushrooms are high in selenium, which helps your thyroid function properly.
Cabbage is high in fiber, vitamin C, and potassium! It’s also low-calorie and fat-free! A cup of cabbage contains only 22 calories!
Just one cup of watercress has 7 calories! Watercress is full of vitamins K, A, and C as well as fiber!
Broccoli is high in fiber, protein and contains vitamins A, K, B6, and C! One cup of broccoli has only 33 calories!
Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables! They all provide different health benefits. Just be careful to eat the produce that contains higher levels of sugar in moderation – such as bananas, grapes, and mangoes.
Reading this list comes with a side benefit- it’s called healthy eating motivation because now you want to go shopping for those items ASAP! In fact, just reading this list has probably made you salivate and in the mood for a salad.