Top 10 Dieting Foods That Taste Good Too

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There are several food items which claim to be diet food, but they are not good to taste. So, people avoid eating such non-tasty diet foods. In this article we will be discussing some of those food items which will help you in your dieting and are good in taste too.

Top 10 Dieting Foods That Taste Good:

1. Fat Free/ Low Calorie Yogurt: Plain yogurt made from skimmed milk can be a good option for you. It is a rich source of protein and potassium and also satisfies your hunger. Yogurt can also be used to eat some salads or veggies. It has less calories and high nutritional value so it is good for heart patients also.

2. Eggs: Eggs are nutritious food items which carry less calorie in them. It has been studied that intake of eggs at breakfast gives the body the required protein, without affecting calories and the cholesterol levels.

3. Nuts: Roasted nuts can be of great value. But make sure that you eat them in limited amounts. Actually, nuts are rich in protein, fiber and antioxidant content. A small quantity of nuts each day, promotes weight loss with low increase in the cholesterol level of the body. Nuts can include peanuts, pistachio, walnut, almonds or pecans etc. One ounce of any of these in a day is enough to fill you up.

4. Salads: You can prepare a full plate salad for yourself and have it for your lunch or dinner. This plate can comprise of any combination of items which you like, for instance carrots, tomatoes, cabbage, beetroot, capsicum, lettuce, cucumber etc. You can add lemon juice or curd as dressing according to your desire. This salad is totally nutritious and does not carry any calories. It will help you in your dieting and is also good to taste.

5. Fruits: Intake of fruits like apples, oranges, grapes in the fruit salad will be full of nutrition and also tastes good. Juices of fruits can also be a rich source of nutrition, with no calories in them.

6. High Fiber Cereal Foods: These food items make you full with no calories and are highly nutritious. These food items comprise of roasted corns, corn flakes of wheat in skimmed milk, oats, beaten rice etc. All these are highly nutritious and low-calorie foods which are very beneficial for your breakfast.

7. Sprouts: Pulses can be soaked in water overnight for them to sprout. These sprouted pulses are rich in fiber and vitamins and do not have any calories. These are usually eaten in raw form for best results.

8. Beans: These are very good for your heart. They carry omega - 3 fatty acid in good quantity which is very beneficial for your health. Beans can prepared with any other vegetable like peas, cabbage, cauliflower or even with mutton or chicken also. The combination in which it is cooked also increases its nutritive value.

9. Salmon: This is also a good source of omega -3 fatty acid. Intake of this fish twice a week gives your body the required nutritive value and very low calories. It keeps your heart in good shape.

10. Sweet Potatoes: It is a rich source of Vitamin A. Intake of baked sweet potato with any added butter or spices will give your body potassium and sodium in a limited quantity. Any additives to this potato will increase the sodium content which can affect the blood pressure in your body.

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