5. Dark Chocolate
Go for dark chocolate, not sugary milk chocolate.
Dark Chocolate protects against heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.
6. Natural Peanut Butter
Peanut butter contains the antioxidant vitamin E, bone-building magnesium, muscle-friendly potassium, and immunity-boosting vitamin B6.
7. Green Tea
Three cups daily may boost your metabolism, and the compound ECGC makes it easier to burn fat.
8. Whole Grains
Foods like oatmeal, brown rice and quinoa fill you up, keep your insulin levels low, and may shrink fat cells.
9. Macadamia Nuts
Macadamia nuts contain fiber, which helps with digestion.
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University found that people who ate broth-based (or low-fat cream-based) soup twice a day were more successful in losing weight.
11. Olive Oil
Olive oil contains MUFA, which lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol without affecting “good” HDL cholesterol.
People who get their calcium from yogurt may lose more weight around their midsection, according to a recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity.
Researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center found that when people ate eggs in the morning, they felt less hungry throughout the day.
Pistachios contain lutein and zeaxanthin, carotenoids that protect against age-related macular degeneration.
15. Flaxseed Oil
Flaxseed oil is the best plant source of omega-3 fatty acids.