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15 Best Weight Loss Foods Of All Time (Part 1)

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When it comes to kick-starting your metabolism and helping you stay fuller longer, there are certain foods you should be eating. These 15 foods that help promote weight loss will keep you healthy while keeping your appetite at bay.

And these aren’t awful foods that you’d hate to eat, either. They’re actually quite enjoyable, and you likely eat many of these already. Everything from oatmeal to salsa can be good for your diet.

So, get ready to be surprised at all of the ways you’re promoting weight loss. Because yes, even that morning cup of coffee is helping you maintain your flawless physique.

1. Avocados

Avocados are packed with vitamins and can help suppress your appetite. Plus, they can be eaten in a variety of delicious ways, so why not have them everyday?

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2. Oatmeal

Oatmeal is packed full of fiber, and it only takes a little bit to fill you and keep you that way for hours. You won’t feel like snacking in between breakfast and lunch if you’ve had this meal at the start of your day. Still not convinced? Here’s 30 science-backed facts about the health benefits of oatmeal.

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3. Quinoa

Quinoa will give you energy, so if you’re looking to squeeze in some exercise after work, this food will help you to do just that.

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4. Berries

There is a long list of health benefits for adding berries into your diet. Trust me on this one, you’re going to want to eat berries any chance you get!

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5. Almonds

Almonds help you to feel energized and boost your metabolism, so it’s not a bad food to have if you’re craving a snack.

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6. Dark Chocolate

Not only does dark chocolate help to speed up metabolism, it will also keep your cravings for salty foods at a minimum. So, if you’ve got the munchies, reach for a piece of dark chocolate instead of potato chips.

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7. Popcorn

Popcorn, if not slathered in butter, can be a healthy snack option that will fill you without derailing your diet.

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8. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are high in fiber, a key nutrient in helping you stay full.

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9. Peanut Butter

Adding a little bit of peanut butter into your diet can be a good thing because a little goes a long way. It doesn’t take much to have you feeling full, which will prevent you from snacking later.

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10. Green Tea

Green tea not only tastes amazing, it’ll help you burn fat. Health.com mentions a study that proved that drinking 5 cups a day helped shed inches off of waistlines. What are you waiting for? Drink up!

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11. Coffee

Caffeine is great for waking up your metabolism and will have it sped up in no time!

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12. Chia Seeds

Chia seeds contain a ton of fiber and protein and are easy to incorporate into your meals. Add them to smoothies, oatmeal, salads and more.

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13. Salsa

Fresh salsa is full of healthy veggies, and is a great substitute for dressings and other ways of racking up calories in your diet.

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14. Eggs

You burn more calories breaking down a meal that’s full of protein. And guess what? Eggs have plenty of protein in each serving.

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15. Cinnamon

A dash of cinnamon can do a lot for keeping your cravings at a minimum and boosting your metabolism. So, sprinkle away!

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Keeping these foods in your diet will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. And with foods this good, it won’t feel like a diet at all. Eat up!