Foods With Really Low Caloric Value
If you watch your weight, you know that you should measure not the amount of food you eat but its caloric value. A calorie is a unit of energy. Different kinds of foods have different caloric values. And if you want to lose weight, you can start eating foods that have a low caloric value and won’t harm your body.
5-Minute Crafts has collected a list of the most popular low-calory foods you can easily buy without going broke.
This list describes the caloric value in 100 grams.
- Iceberg lettuce — 14 kcals. It’s rich in A and K vitamins, and also folic acid.
- Celery — 14 kcals. It contains calcium, potassium, and vitamin C.
- Cucumber — 15 kcals. It has lots of vitamin K.
- Radish — 16 kcals. It contains lots of potassium, vitamin C, and folic acid.
- Miso broth — 16 kcals. Additional veggies and tofu give it extra protein for a meal with many healthy elements.
- Tomatoes — 20 kcals. They’re a great source of lycopene, vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and vitamin K.
- Asparagus — 20 kcals. They’re good for you due to vitamins К, А, and Е, and they’re rich in iron.
- Zucchini — 21 kcals. It has potassium, fiber, and vitamin C.
- Cauliflower — 25 kcals. It’s a great source of vitamin C
- Spinach — 28 kcals. It’s rich in iron, manganese, and vitamins A, C, and B6.
- Pepper — 29 kcals. All kinds of peppers have vitamins C and B6.
- Watermelon — 30 kcals. It’s rich in vitamins A, C, and B6.
- Strawberry — 32 kcals. These berries contain a lot of manganese, vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants.
- Broccoli — 34 kcals. Broccoli is a great source of fiber, and it contains lots of vitamins and minerals, including A, C, E, K, and B.
- Onion — 40 kcals. This is a good source of vitamins, especially C and B6.
- Carrots — 41 kcals. They contain vitamins C, K, and B.
- Grapefruit — 42 kcals. It’s a useful fruit with a lot of vitamin C.
- Apricot — 48 kcals. It contins vitamins C, E, K, and B.
- Potatoes — 58 kcals. They’re rich in potassium and vitamin C.
- Granny Smith apples — 59 kcal. They contain a lot of vitamin C and fiber that are good for your digestive system.
- Mustard — 61 kcals. There are just 9 kcals in 1 tbsp.
- Cherry — 63 kcals. Cherries contain vitamins A and C and a lot of potassium.
- Black coffee — 1 kcal. It’s more if you add milk.
- Black tea — 1 kcal. Don’t forget that tea contains caffeine.