Chicken breast is the poster child for weight-loss meals, and rightly so. 3 ounces of cooked chicken breast has 26 grams of protein.
Overweight and obese persons who ate fish five times a week shed nearly four pounds in two months. To avoid calories, prepare fish without butter.
Artichokes, a high-fiber vegetable, match most diets. One medium artichoke has 7 grams of fiber, 25% of your Daily Value (DV), which helps keep you satisfied longer.
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Sweet potatoes are loaded with dietary fiber—one sweet orange tater has nearly 4 grams of fiber, or 14% of your DV.
Bread is no longer feared. Quality whole grain bread (not fluffy white loaves) should be part of your weight reduction diet.
Cruciferous veggies like broccoli are great for weight reduction since they are high in fiber and low in calories.
Brown rice is a flexible, easy-to-digest side dish. According to a 2010 research, eating healthy grains like brown rice reduces abdominal fat.
Beans and other legumes, like peas and lentils, are high in both protein and fiber—a combo that spurs weight loss.