The Best 6 Foods for Weight Loss

Samantha Valdez, Reporter

Do you feel like you gained those 5 pounds over summer? Did you binge watch Netflix with a tub of ice cream?  You’re in luck because I have the 6 best foods to help you lose weight. Don’t worry they aren’t those nasty diet foods and nasty shakes with weird veggies in it that smell funny.

One of the first and best foods are whole eggs.  People used to fear that they were high in cholesterol, but now science suggests that they are very good for you. They are high in protein, healthy fats, and make you feel full with little calories.

Next are leafy greens, which include foods like spinach, collards, kale etc…they are loaded in fiber and have very little calories.

Also salmon. It might not sound like the best food ever, but it is one of the healthiest foods because it is loaded with healthy fats, contains many proteins, along with important nutrients. Fish and seafood in general have a lot of iodine, which is necessary for proper function of your thyroid and helps run your metabolism. Plus salmon has omega 3 fatty acids.

Next is cruciferous vegetables which are broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. Theses veggies and high in fiber and are very fulfilling, they contain an okay amount of protein, and have substances that have been proven to fight cancer.

Other healthy foods that can help you shed pounds, are lean beef and chicken breast. These meats are high in protein, which fills you up and builds muscle. Eating a high protein diet can increase the amount of calories you burn, which is 80 to 100 calories more than on an average diet.

You might not like this one, but tuna, yes tuna! I know it might not sound like the greatest food ever, but it is very, very healthy for you. Tuna is low in calories, has high protein, and has almost no fat, although if you do want to try healthy tuna make sure it’s packed in a can with water and not with oil.