Greek Yogurt with Fruit
Greek yogurt is one of the top 5 foods that promote weight loss. The protein content in Greek yogurt can give you an extra edge if you’re looking to get leaner. If you need a little extra sweetness, throw in some fresh fruits such as raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and dig in.
With 180 to 210 calories per serving, calling peanut butter a diet food may seem counter-intuitive. But truth be told, eating peanut butter actually suppresses hunger which leads to weight loss. It has the enviable combination of fiber (2.6 g per serving) and protein (7-8 g per serving) that keeps you feeling full for longer, so you end up eating less overall. Instead of white bread, spread a thick layer on apples and get a dose of vitamins and minerals too.
Flaxseeds are a good source of fibre, aid in digestion and help in suppressing hunger. According to Dr. Gargi Sharma, a Delhi-based weight-management expert, you can enjoy flaxseeds in a smoothie for breakfast with kiwi and pear or apple and cinnamon.
Did you know: Cholecystokinin, a hunger-fighting hormone, is increased with the oatmeal compound beta-glucan? Yes, this low calorie food tends to reduce your cravings, slow down digestion and makes you feel full for longer. You can spruce up with some fresh fruits and yogurt, or pair it with dark chocolate and make an energy bar.
Avocados tend to be higher in fiber compared to most other foods, and fiber can have various important benefits for weight loss and metabolic health. Avocados are also nutrient dense and full of healthy mono-unsaturated fat. Fact: 1 avocado has more potassium than a banana!