25 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

25 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight
We’ve compiled some of the best foods for weight loss. Slide through to find out what you should be eating. Getty Images
1 Eggs

Remember when eggs were considered bad for you because of cholesterol? Based on many studies disproving this outdated information, eggs have once again come to be regarded as one of the healthiest foods you can eat, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. They’re high in protein, low in calories and full of healthy fats.
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2 Eggs
An 8 week study by U.K. researchers found that eggs for breakfast boosted your chances of losing weight compared to other breakfast items, like bagels, cereal, and toast. Getty Images
3 Leafy Greens
Leafy Greens

These include spinach, kale, Swiss chards and collards. They are low in carbs and calories. How do they help you lose weight? The fiber. It fills you up and makes you less hungry.
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4 Leafy Greens
Data from various studies found that people with high fiber diets of leafy greens and other vegetables have, over their lifetimes, lower rates of obesity. Getty Images
5 Salmon

Salmon is one of the best types of fish to eat to lose weight. It’s loaded with nutrients, including iodine, which helps your thyroid, a vital part of what makes your metabolism work and thus keep you healthy. It’s also filled with healthy fats and most important, quality protein.
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6 Salmon
Multiple studies show people aren’t getting enough iodine in their diets. By adding some salmon to your diet, it’ll do you, and your waistline, good. Getty Images
7 Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a power food, that’s for sure. The soluble fiber in it keeps you full, while the carbs give you the energy you need in the morning.
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8 Oatmeal
But make sure you’re eating old fashioned oats or steel cut. The quick oats have been processed so much, many of the health benefits have been been stripped away. Also, the packaged quick oats are often loaded with sugar, which just packs on the pounds. Getty Images
9 Cruciferous Vegetables
Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous is a fancy word for vegetables we all know (and should love): brussel sprouts, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower. They’re packed with fiber, which is great, but the surprising thing about these vegetables is that they also contain protein.
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10 Cruciferous Vegetables
You know what else is exciting about cruciferous vegetables? They’re cancer-fighting veggies. These vegetables contain isothiocyanates and indole-3-carbinol, which studies have shown to be a natural cancer-fighting component. Getty Images
11 Lean Beef
Lean Beef

Like eggs, beef used to get a bad rap, with little data to back it up. Processed meat like hamburger isn’t great for you, but unprocessed, lean, red meat not only does not raise your risk for heart disease like previously thought, but actually can help you lose weight thanks to the high amounts of protein in it.
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12 Lean Beef
There’s even a bonus for those on a low-carb diet: you can eat fatty red meat. However, if you’re watching your fat intake, stick to lean beef. Getty Images
13 Orange Veggies
Orange Veggies

All those yummy orange vegetables like pumpkin, butternut squash and sweet potatoes are packed with a ton of healthy nutrients made for people looking to drop the pounds. They’re low in calories and full of potassium.
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