Slimming Vegetables: 9 Healthiest

1. Cauliflower

Cauliflower pizza and rice are here to stay—for good reason! One cup of chopped cauliflower includes 27 calories, 2 g fiber, and 2 g protein.

2. Spaghetti Squash

Use a spaghetti squash or two to replace pasta, or use half noodles and half squash. 

3. Avocado

Avocados are fruits, yet we included them for their fat-burning characteristics. 

4. Cabbage

Cabbage is high in fiber and low in calories. Fiber keeps you full and has few calories, making it a vital part of a weight loss diet.

5. Zucchini

Zucchini adds fiber, volume, and minerals without calories. It's neutral and adapts well to sweet and savory flavors.

6. Romaine Lettuce

Romaine lettuce is one of the lowest-calorie veggies with 8 calories per cup.

7. Green Peas

Peas have more carbs than non-starchy veggies like potatoes and corn. But green peas are high in fiber and protein, unlike other veggies.

8. Kale

One cup of kale has 7 calories, therefore you may fill your plate with 4–5 cups for under 50 calories.

9. Spinach

There are many ways to sneak spinach into your diet, making it a great refrigerator staple.

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