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The 6 Most Overlooked Foods for Weight Loss

Artichokes (1 large)

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8 g fiber | 87 calories
Frozen artichokes have nearly as much fiber as fresh ones. Love stuffed artichokes? Slim them down with this recipe for skinny stuffed artichokes.

Raspberries (1 cup)

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8 g fiber | 64 calories
These berries are high in cancer-fighting ellagic acid. Add some fiber to dessert with these nectarine and raspberry sundaes.

Pumpkin (1 cup pureed)

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7 g fiber | 116 calories
Pumpkin is a rich source of alpha and beta carotene. Don't know what to do with pumpkin besides carve it? Try these tasty ideas for cooking with fresh pumpkin.

Brussels Sprouts (1 cup)

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6 g fiber | 65 calories
Brussels sprouts have more protein than most veggies. Don't think you like them? Think again—this recipe for braised Brussels sprouts in mustard sauce is flavorful and not at all bitter.

Kiwi (1 cup)

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5 g fiber | 110 calories
One kiwi provides 273 percent of your daily vitamin C needs. Find out more reasons why kiwis are a better healthy snack than oranges.

Pear (1 medium)

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6 g fiber | 103 calories
Pears are high in soluble fiber, which lowers cholesterol.
Don't know the difference between Bartlett and Bosc? Learn more about how to pick and prepare pears.


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