8 Foods That Contain The Least Amount Of Calories

Karishma Govil
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Calorie Counting (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

If you’re someone who leads a fairly stressful lifestyle with a lot of work pressure, you might wanna consider making some healthy lifestyle choices like working out, sleeping enough and eating right. While junk food is easily available (OMG, pizza!), it is extremely unhealthy and high in calories. Instead, we suggest you ditch that kind of food and opt for a healthier diet. If you’re trying to maybe lose weight, keep fit and shed that pesky body fat, here are a few foods you should consider consuming that are extremely low in calories but will fill you up. So, let’s get right to it.

1. Broccoli

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Broccoli (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 31

Broccoli is a vegetable that all of us hated as kids, but it is actually very nutritious. It can also help in fighting cancer.

2. Cucumbers

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Cucumbers (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 8

Cucumbers are extremely low in calories and high in fibre. They contain a lot of water hence, will hydrate your body too.

3. Kale

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Kale (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 34

Kale is the new lettuce these days. Everyone’s adding them to their salads and that’s because they’re loaded with vitamin K.

4. Papaya

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Papaya (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 55

Papayas are very nutritious and are loaded with potassium and vitamin A.

5. Spinach

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Spinach (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 7

Everyone knows how nutritious spinach is. It contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. You should definitely add this to your diet if it isn’t already.

6. Tomatoes

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Tomatoes (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 27

Tomatoes help in reducing blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. They also contain a lot of fibre, potassium and vitamin C.

7. Watermelons

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Watermelon Popsicles (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 46

Watermelons help hydrate the body as they are mostly made up of water. They are packed with fibre and vitamin C.

8. Apples

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Apple (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Calories per cup: 57

Apples are extremely healthy should be consumed often. Like people say “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”.

The journey to a healthier lifestyle might be tough but we hope these foods will help you get there faster. They’re easy to find and even easier to incorporate into your diet, so what are you waiting for?

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