19 Expert-Recommended Weight-Loss Foods

The best weight loss foods help your body burn fat and keep you full, and they're delicious so you don't get sick of them. We asked four dietitians, nutritionists, and trainers which foods make you slimmer and taste great.

Turmeric is one of the best and safest spices for all ages. More than 1,000 studies have shown curcumin's protective effect on weight loss and body fat, says Ayurvedic Expert.

1. Turmeric

Dr. Vikki Petersen, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Chiropractor, and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, says resistant starch is your friend for weight loss.

2. Starch-Resistant

Dr. Petersen says eating half an avocado per day in a smoothie or on a salad will help you lose weight. Avocados are high in fibre and boost metabolism, which aids weight loss.

3. Avocados

"Legumes are rich in protein, vitamins, and fibre," says Punjabi-Gupta. Beans may aid healthy weight management and weight loss, according to studies. Occasionally replace animal protein with plant-based protein.

4. Dietary Pulses and Legumes

One cup of cherries has under 100 calories. Cherries contain vitamins that boost metabolism, says Spiewak. Cherries contain fat-fighting anthocyanins.

5. Tart Cherries

Clean protein sources are needed for weight loss, says Mazzucco. If you choose high-quality, lean cuts and eat them in moderation without fattening sauces like Bernaise or BBQ, steak is a filling nutrient.

6. Steak

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