Best Foods for Weight Loss, Approved by Dietitians


Pectin, found in this high-fiber fruit, delays stomach emptying, keeping you full longer.


Tryptophan and fiber in bananas curb hunger. Potassium in them reduces fluid retention and puffiness.

Lemon juice

Add lemon to water if you can't bear the flavor. This improves digestion and gives water a pleasant taste, encouraging you to drink more.


Peanuts are heart-healthy, manage blood sugar, and fill you up. Since they're heavy in calories, eat them sparingly.


Peas, beans, and lentils include protein, fiber, antioxidants, iron, and vitamin B, which regulate hunger.

Brown rice

Brown rice digests slower than white rice and keeps you fuller. Fiber improves digestion and keeps you regular.


Fiber-rich avocados lower hunger by stimulating brain satiety. Healthy monounsaturated fats lower cholesterol.


Protein-rich yogurt contains gut-healthy microbes. Plain or Greek yogurt provides higher protein.


Pineapple is a low-calorie, low-carbohydrate, vitamin and mineral-rich produce.


Spinach and other leafy greens are an excellent source of fiber, which regulates digestion and keeps you satiated for hours.

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