In my post 5 Common Misconceptions of Becoming Fit I mentioned how eating more doesn’t necessarily equate to eating more calories. I had said that I would provide a list of low calorie foods that you can eat without having to stress too much about eating too many calories, so here you go:

2 cups shredded romaine lettuce – 18 calories

1/2 cucumber – 20 calories

1 medium tomato – 25 calories

1/2 cup sugar snap peas – 30 calories

1 carrot – 30 calories

1 cup jicama sticks – 45 calories

1 peach – 37 calories

1/2 grapefruit – 37 calories

1 cup sliced strawberries – 50 calories

1 cup watermelon pieces – 51 calories

1 cup papaya pieces – 54 calories

3/4 cup apricot halves – 55 calories

1 cup cantaloupe cubes – 56 calories

1 orange – 60 calories

1 cup mixed broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots – 25 calories

3/4 cup whole green beans – 25 calories

1 stalk Celery – 6 Calories

5 leaves of Bok Choy – 9 Calories

1 cup of Radish – 17 Calories

1 medium Zucchini – 31 Calories

1/2 a Cucumber – 22 Calories

1 Plum – 30 Calories

1 cup Honeydew Melon – 61 Calories

1 cup Popcorn, Air-Popped – 31 Calories

1 Rice Cake, Plain – 35 Calories

3 oz. Turkey Breast Deli Meat – 72 Calories

3 oz Chicken Breast – 92 Calories

1/2 cup Refried Beans – 91 Calories

a tbsp Powdered Peanut Butter – 45 Calories

1 cup Asparagus – 27 Calories

 

Hope ya’ll find this helpful! Live your Con{FIT}dent You!

Because I need to give credit where credit is due, I found most of these foods and listed calories on WebMD and on bodybuilding.com

Also published on Medium.

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