Top Low-cal Veggies For Effective Weight Loss

1. Spinach

She suggests adding greens to pasta, sauces, stews, and smoothies because she appreciates their versatility.

2. Seaweed

Rawn states that this often-overlooked sea vegetable adds freshness and umami to dishes.

3. Kale

Though all varieties of kale are nutritious and delicious, red Russian kale is Rawn's favorite because of its high fiber.

4. Cabbage

Cabbage has numerous health benefits and contains only 25 calories per cup.

5. Cucumber

Cucumber segments contain approximately 16 calories per cup.

6. Eggplant

She enjoys eggplant in baked, broiled, grilled, sautéed, or eggplant parmesan forms. A cup of eggplant cubes contains roughly 20 calories.

7. Broccoli and Broccolini

Similarly, Cardel enjoys broccolini, which contains calcium and magnesium to regulate blood pressure and fiber to promote a healthy digestive tract. 

8. Beets

A half-cup serving of beet segments contains only 37 calories.

9. Carrots

Approximately 3.5 ounces of carrots contain only 48 calories. 


She eats them raw with a yogurt dip or uses their natural flavor in desserts and sides.

10. Zucchini

In fact, a medium zucchini contains only 33 calories.

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