Foods to Avoid When Trying to Lose Weight 2021
If you are in trouble with your weight, you don’t just have to eat vegetables or fruits to avoid calories, some snacks and fish can be low in calories. So what other foods are low in calories?
According to the news on the website called Fitbie, here are vegetables, fruits, snacks and fish with low calories:
Celery stalk: Do not think that celery stalk, which has only 5 calories, should only be eaten by dieters. Certain phytochemicals such as “phthalides” found in celery stalk, which has thousands of nutritional value, relax the muscle tissues in the vessel walls, accelerate blood flow and help lower blood pressure.
Green tea (unsweetened): Green tea has a lot of antioxidants. This reduces the risk of many cancers and helps the body burn fat. According to studies, 2-4 cups of green tea a day means an extra 50 calories. This makes 2.2 kilograms a year.
Tere: If you eat about 450 grams of butter, you will get 53 calories. In addition, thanks to the vitamins A, C and K it contains, cress is a very useful plant. In the study published in the journal “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”, eating 85 grams of sweat per day increases the levels of antioxidants such as cancer-fighting lutein and beta carotene.
Spinach: If you eat 15 plates of Popeye’s favorite dish, you will only get 100 calories. In addition, spinach, which is rich in vitamin K, contains calcium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and selenium. Spinach also contains a hormone that allows muscle tissues to repair itself faster, according to researchers at Rutgers University.
Kiwi: Thanks to kiwi, which contains fiber, potassium and vitamin E, you will meet the daily vitamin C you need to take. To get the maximum benefit from this fruit, consume it with its peel.
Chard: There are 16 vitamins in a significant amount. Thanks to biceps, you can get 3 times the daily vitamin K required to strengthen your bones. According to research, biceps increase mental acuity.
Cottage cheese: Cottage cheese, which has the lowest cholesterol among dairy products, contains plenty of protein. However, village cheese contains 20 percent of the amount of salt you need to consume daily. For this reason, choose the less salty one.
Green bell peppers: About 2 green bell peppers contain more vitamin C than an orange contains. But one third of the calories in oranges are in green peppers. Also, green bell peppers are cheaper than red, yellow and orange peppers. It also contains lots of fiber, some protein, and some vitamin A.
Purslane: Purslane, known as a vegetable in some countries and a medicinal herb, contains a lot of Omega-3 fatty acids. In addition, scientists announced that this plant contains 10-20 times more melatonin (antioxidant that stops cancer growth) than other vegetables or fruits. You can cook purslane or consume it raw in your salads.
Broccoli sprouts: This vegetable has 100 calories in approximately 450 grams. A serving of about 7 calories will meet your daily vitamin K needs. In addition, broccoli sprouts contain vitamins A and C, calcium, phosphate and as much iron and protein as spinach.
Chinese cabbage: A bowl of Chinese cabbage is a potential vitamin cocktail. The vegetable contains folic acid, iron, beta-carotene, and potassium, as well as plenty of cancer-fighting nitrogen compounds known as indoles.
Mushrooms: Small mushrooms contain only 2 calories. Mushrooms in nature are rich in antioxidants called “ergothioneine”. You can slice and sauté small white mushrooms and put them in pizza, pasta or chicken.
Black summer squash: If you eat a bowl of this vegetable, you can meet one-third of your daily vitamin C needs. In addition, the vegetable contains vitamin B6 and some protein, which helps your immune and nervous system function to work effectively.
Red radish: This small and bitter vegetable is a good snack. 6 cups of red radish have less calories than 28 grams of potato chips. This vegetable, which also contains vitamin C, helps to facilitate your digestive process.
Star fruit: Sweet and grown in Malaysia, this exotic Asian fruit has very few calories. This fruit, which is also rich in vitamin C, contains 3 grams of fiber. In addition, this fruit is a good source of polyphenols (an antioxidant that fights cardiovascular inflammation).
Cabbage: Cabbage, which has 35 calories in about 150 grams, contains a molecule called sulforaphane, which increases the production of enzymes that damage free radicals. According to scientists at Stanford University, this molecule increases the levels of cancer-fighting enzymes.
Cauliflower: This vegetable has a substance called “isothiocyanates” that provides protection against prostate cancer. Combine turmeric with cauliflower to further strengthen your defense system.
Asparagus: Approximately 900 grams of asparagus is less than 200 calories. Each serving of this vegetable is full of vitamin K, which protects the bones, and folate, which prevents heart disease and reduces your risk of obesity.
Plums: Plum, which is the lowest in terms of calories, contains half the calories in peach, apricot and nectar. In addition to some fiber and vitamins A, C and K, plums also contain antioxidants.
Tomato: A good source of lycopene, tomato is protective against prostate cancer and helps to scavenge free radicals that age the skin caused by ultraviolet rays. Cooking tomatoes concentrates the lycopene levels, so tomato sauce, paste, and even ketchup also protect against disease.
Broccoli: This vegetable that helps fight cancer contains 3 grams of protein. If you eat a bowl, it contains plenty of calcium as well as manganese, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. In addition, broccoli is rich in vitamins A, C and K.
Flounder living in the stream: This white fish is low in calories. One serving of fish with 20 grams of protein meets half of your daily selenium and vitamin B12 needs. In addition, this type of fish contains 286 grams of Omega-3 fatty acids. Also, this fish is cheaper than many fish.
Strawberry: Strawberry, which is full of antioxidants, protects you against cancer and memory loss. In addition, the vitamin C found in strawberries supports your immune system. 450 grams of strawberries contain as many calories as half a bowl of vanilla ice cream.