Vegetables That Help You Shed Pounds

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1. Zucchini

One cup of cooked zucchini has 27 calories, 2 grams of protein, and 1.8 grams of fiber. So, it's a great food to eat if you want to lose weight.

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Zucchini also has the vitamins lutein and zeaxanthin, which are known to help keep your eyes healthy and lower your risk of several types of vision loss.

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2. Green Beans

Green beans to your diet can help you lose weight in a big way. One cup of cooked green beans has 37 calories, 2.2 grams of protein, and 3.8 grams of fiber.

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Put garlic, olive oil, and pepper on fresh or frozen green beans, and then roast them in the oven for about 25 minutes.

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3. Cabbage

You may have heard of the cabbage soup diet, in which all you eat for a week is cabbage soup. 

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Even though there isn't much proof that this diet is good for long-term weight loss, this cruciferous vegetable has its place in a healthy diet.

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5. Edamame

Edamame has a few more calories than many other veggies, it is a good source of fiber and protein and can be eaten as a snack.

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One cup of dried edamame pods has 188 calories and 18 grams of protein. It also has 8 grams of fiber.

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5. Beets

Even though beets are often forgotten, they are low in calories and full of healthy nutrients.

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Beets are also an excellent source of nitrates, which the body turns into nitric oxide. 

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6. Broccoli

Broccoli is a cruciferous veggie that is often steamed, eaten raw, or cooked in a sauté pan. 

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Broccoli is low in calories and also has a lot of fiber and protein for how few calories it has.

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Best Vegetables For Weight Loss