Weight Loss Foods 1 to 10

 1 - almonds
1. Almonds: Just a handful of almonds is a rich source of antioxidants, vitamin E, and magnesium. Almonds have also been shown to increase feelings of fullness in people and help with weight management, according to a study presented at The 2006 Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting. So what are you waiting for? Nosh on almonds for your next healthy snack! People in a City of Hope National Medical Center experiment ate 70 almonds daily for 6 months, in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet, to drop 18 percent of their body weight. Go for whole almonds in their unsalted, raw, or dry-roasted state. Fifteen to 20 will do the trick for a quick snack. Try 50 as a meal replacement.
 2 - leafy greens
2. Leafy greens: Leafy green vegetables are vital for maintaining optimal health, but unfortunately are the food most missing in modern diets. Consider leafy green vegetables the source to building your inner rain forest – lush, green, alive and full of vitamins and minerals. Greens are nutrient-rich super foods that we all should be including in our daily diets, so pile your plate high! Greens are ideal for weight loss because they are low in calories. They are low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in folic acid, potassium, magnesium and vitamin C, all of which help to reduce the risks of heart disease and cancer. Studies have shown that increasing your consumption of greens by one serving daily lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease by 11 percent.
 3 - oats
3. Oats: Oats are loaded with fiber that decreases your appetite by making you feel full so you can go for long periods of time without eating while keeping your energy levels high at the same time. If you eat oatmeal about 1-to-2 hours before doing your weight loss workout, oatmeal will give you a longer lasting blast of energy that helps you workout longer & more intensely which helps you lose weight much faster. It’s better to eat steel-cut oats, plain or natural oatmeal & not the flavored oatmeal packets that contain lots of sugar.
4 - olive oil
4. Olive oil:In a Pennsylvania State University study led by Steve E. Specter, PhD, men who ate a lunch that included mashed potatoes prepared with monounsaturated oil such as olive oil stayed satisfied longer than when the potatoes contained polyunsaturated oil such as corn oil.And Marshall Goldberg, MD, an endocrinologist at Thomas Jefferson University Medical College in Philadelphia, has found that a concentrated dose of olive oil–2 teaspoons on half a slice of bread, eaten 15 to 20 minutes before a meal–helps his weight loss patients, including people quitting smoking, control their cravings too.
 5 - black beans
5. Black beans: Beans have always been the undervalued protein that could work best when used as a substitute for meat. They stay in your digestive system longer and add to the feeling of fullness and a satisfied feeling, aiding weight management. They contain soluble and insoluble fiber, protein, and a type of fat-burning carb called resistant starch. Black beans are really one of the greatest weight loss foods.
 6 - green tea
6. Green tea: Need another healthy reason to drink green tea? Aside from fighting heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, a new study shows that drinking green tea may also fight fat. The study showed that people who drank a bottle of tea fortified with green tea extract every day for three months lost more body fat than those who drank a bottle of regular oolong tea. Researchers say the results indicate that substances found in green tea known as catechins may trigger weight loss by stimulating the body to burn calories and decreasing body fat. The findings appear in the January issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
 7 - kale
7. Kale: Not only does kale help with detoxing by gearing up your elimination system, kale is now recognized as providing comprehensive detox support at the genetic level due to something called ITCs made from kale’s glucosinolates. An indirect way that kale helps you detox is that it helps reduce your cravings for all those crappy foods that keep you toxic. When you start flooding your body with the nutrients it truly needs, your cravings naturally decrease. When you decrease the junk, you decrease the toxin intake and eventually, your body gets a fighting chance at recovery and flush-out.
8. Asparagus: When losing weight, it’s important to favor chlorophyll-rich foods, including asparagus. Asparagus is a nutrient-rich vegetable packed with folate, vitamins A, C, and K, and fiber. Asparagus also contains a carbohydrate known as inulin (not to be confused with insulin) that promotes healthy bacteria in the large intestine – which in turn promotes a healthier digestive function.
 9 - garlic
9. Garlic: According to health.am: “Garlic acts as an appetite suppressant as it gives the brain signals of satiety when it is eaten. Hence, a person would be less inclined to eat. Garlic also increases the body’s metabolism. Garlic is supposed to stimulate the nervous system to release the adrenalin hormone – thereby increasing the metabolism. High metabolism can in turn help you to burn calories and lose weight.”
 10 - chili
10. Chili: It doesn’t just heat up your mouth, the spicy hotness of a chilli pepper also kick-starts your body’s fat burners. Food scientist Heidi Allison, author of The Chili Pepper Diet, found that you can lose 10 times as much weight if you add a sprinkle of dried chillies to your meals.