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The 15 Best Weight Loss Foods Of All Time (Part 2)

When it comes to dieting, there are certain foods to avoid and certain foods to embrace. The foods that promote weight loss are definitely the ones you should be eating more of throughout the day. They do everything from boost your metabolism to helping to keep you feeling fuller for longer.

These won’t feel like a chore to eat. Quite the opposite, really. Apples, yogurt, pistachios and more will work with you and not against you to keep your diet on track.

Find out which 15 foods you should be eating more often to keep your weight loss goals on track. Here’s to a healthy you, with a delicious diet, to boot!

1. Apples

For a filling snack that will fuel you without exceeding your calorie intake, reach for an apple.

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2. Mushrooms

Specifically, portobello mushrooms, help regulate blood sugar and keep weight loss goals in check.

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3. Soup

Soup will keep you feeling full, but doesn’t cost you many calories at all. So, load up on some veggies and broth because it really is good for you.

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4. Peppers

Peppers heat up your mouth along with the rest of your body causing you to burn calories at a faster rate. Bring on the hot peppers, please!

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5. Greek Yogurt

Yogurt is full of protein and will keep you full hours after eating it. Grab a spoon and dig in, why don’t you?

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6. Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits are rich in Vitamin C. And you know what Vitamin C does? Well, according to Health.com, it “inhibits the production of cortisol, a hormone that essentially tells your body, ‘Store fat.’”

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7. Wine

A glass of red wine is said to have you burning calories at a faster rate for up to 90 minutes after drinking it. It’s the perfect excuse to pour yourself a glass.

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8. Pistachios

Snacking on pistachios is a great option if you find yourself hungry before mealtime. Studies have even shown that over time, eating pistachios helps you get a smaller waistline. Eating pistachios and losing weight doesn’t sound like a bad deal to me.

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9. Plantains

Plantains are full of health benefits and will even help regulate digestion.

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10. Kale

Kale is rich in fiber and has major detoxifying capabilities for the body.

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11. Garlic

This is a great way to flavor food, plus it has plenty of health benefits. So, you can’t go wrong with using this to add so flavor to a dish.

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12. Honey

As far as sweeteners go, this is definitely the best one for your diet.

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13. Salmon

Salmon is a low-calorie entrée that will keep you full until it’s time for bed. I bet you know what you’re having for dinner tonight!

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14. Broccoli

Broccoli has major potential to break down fats, so load up on this side dish at mealtime.

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15. Cheeses

Cheeses can actually be great for you if you swap them for less nutritious options. Snack on cubes of cheese instead of potato chips. You get the gist.

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With these yummy foods, there’s no way you can’t stick to a healthy diet. They’re just too good to pass up.

[h/t: Health]