21 weight-loss foods and how to eat them

Low-fat, nutrient-dense foods aid weight loss. By adding foods that boost metabolism to your diet, you can eat delicious food that keeps you full longer and reap other health benefits as you lose weight.

What's best? Almonds are a great healthy snack. Eating a handful of almonds daily instead of a high-carbohydrate snack with equal calories helped reduce belly fat and improve cholesterol levels.

NUTS, SEEDS

From blueberries and strawberries to blackberries, cranberries, and raspberries, these are nature’s superfoods—and they're also excellent foods for weight loss. 

BERRIES

If you want to fill up on more protein foods to aid weight loss, consider adding this simple, lean fish to your shopping list and serving it with steamed vegetables. 

3. WHITE COD

A chocolate nibble won't derail your diet. Instead of milk chocolate, choose dark chocolate with a high cacao content. Cacao is nutrient-dense and antioxidant-rich. It reduces blood pressure, clogged arteries, and stroke risk.

4. CHOCOLATE

Fermented foods are naturally preserved to promote good bacteria growth. Sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, miso kefir, and live-culture yoghurt belong here.

Yogurt and fermented foods

Some fats are healthy. Avocados contain "good fat" and are popular among dieters.

If you eat 146g of avocado per day, you'll be halfway to your 30g fibre goal.

6. AVOCADOS

You can keep drinking coffee for now. King's College London found that caffeine speeds up metabolism, increasing fat burning. Black and green tea may help fight obesity, according to another study.

7. CAFFEINE

Kale is known as the "queen of greens" because it's so nutrient-dense. Vitamins C and E, vitamin K, and minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium boost health.

8. KALE

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