19 Low-Calorie Foods That Fill You Up

Do you often have cravings to eat a lot of food then feel guilty later because the excess food you have eaten would make you overweight because of its high calorie content? Then this article is for you.

Below are 19 foods you can eat as much as you want without getting fat.

Celery


Celery provides only 6 calories, per serving, to your body and approximately 95% of it is water. It also contains 30% of your daily requirement of vitamin K. It also has anti-allergic and antiseptic properties. It is best to eat it when fresh.

Arugula


There are only 10 calories, per serving, in arugula. Arugula is also good to fight viruses and bacteria, increase hemoglobin in your blood and improve your body immunity.

Egg Whites


Egg whites contain only 17 calories in one egg helping. Also proteins, which egg white is, keeps you full longer than carbohydrates.

Salad


Salad is packed with lots of vitamins and minerals especially vitamins A, vitamin C, folic acid and iron. Salads has about 10 to 20 calories depending on the type. Salads can help relieve stress and calm you down.

Cucumbers


Cucumbers have only 16 calories and is made up of about 97% water. The skin of cucumber contains beta-carotene which is good for your eyes. Also, fresh cucumbers hydrate your body, stabilize your metabolism and moisturize your skin.

Cauliflower


Cauliflower contains only 25 calories, per serving, and is rich in vitamin C and vitamin K.

Tomatoes


A tomato contains about 25 calories. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, vitamin A, vitamin B2 and vitamin C, folic acid, fiber, chromium and potassium. Tomatoes are also consider as natural antibiotics.

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Broccoli


Broccoli contains 31 calories in one serving. It is rich in vitamin A, C, E, K. It also contains fiber. Also, broccoli can help remove excess water and salt from your body.

Oranges


One orange contains 80 calories and is rich in vitamin C.

Kale


Kale is a seaweed that is rich in iodine. It has only about 32 calories.

Sugar Snap Peas


Sugar snap peas are also very low in calories. A cup of peas contain only 35 calories. There are also rich in fiber and proteins. They also reduce the risk of having cancer and a heart attack. Sugar snap peas are good as anti-aging agents for the skin.

Grapefruit


One-half grapefruit contains only about 50 calories. They help to stabilize blood sugar levels and are also very rich in vitamin C.

Water Melon


A water melon contains only about 55 calories per serving. water melon contains about half the recommended daily value of vitamins A and C. Water melon is also good for improving the immune system.

Cantaloupe


Cantaloupe has only 55 calories per serving since water makes up 95% of its composition. Cantaloupe is also very rich in Beta-carotene which is a form of vitamin A that is good for healthy eyes.

Strawberries


A couple of strawberries only has about 50 calories. Strawberries are also rich in potassium and fiber and has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body.

Blackberries


Blackberries contain only 62 calories per serving. Blackberries are full of antioxidants and vitamin C.

Pop corn


Plain air-popped pop corn contains 31 calories per 3.5oz. It shouldn’t be loaded with sugar, artificial sweeteners or to much oil as this would increase its calorific value.

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Blueberries


Blueberries contain only 85 calories per serving. They also have more antioxidants than any other fruit.

Lettuce


Lettuce have about 10 to 20 calories per serving. Lettuce are rich in folate, iron, vitamins A and C.

 

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