The only way you can lose your weight is by consuming lesser calorie than you burn. Every diet plan and every workout regime that is designed to help you lose your weight are structured around this fact. The easiest way you can cut down your calorie intake is by adopting a highly restrictive diet plan. Some diet plans go to an extent of restricting calorie intake to no more than 600 calories a day, which is extremely dangerous and can damage your vital organs such as kidney and liver.
Interestingly you don’t have to kill yourself in a bid to lose your weight. There are certain amazing foods that you can eat stomach full yet hardly get any calories from them or they may curb your craving or kill your appetite in a healthy way.
This might come as big surprise to you since chocolates are calorie rich. In one study it was observed that people who were given dark chocolate ate 15% less pizza than those who were given milk chocolate. But be careful to eat only two squares of dark chocolate as eating more will easily defeat the purpose.
Legumes like lentils are rich in protein, nutrients and fiber. They are of especial interest to weight watchers for their ability to keep you fuller longer. Legumes not only help you lose your weight, they also help reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol level in your body.
A pound of lettuce gives only about 60 to 70 calories, which means you can eat them as much as you want without counting calories. Lettuce is also an excellent source of folic acid, B vitamins and manganese which is helpful in regulating blood sugar and strengthening the immune system.
This is an excellent low calorie, high protein food. Tuna is highly popular among body builders for its high protein content and low in total calorie and fat. If you are buying canned tuna, make sure you choose tuna canned in water instead of oil.