If you’re looking for ways to meet your dietary needs while limiting calories, that can be pretty difficult. Fortunately, we’re here with a list of 15 organic foods that are low-calorie while also being nutrient-rich!
Check out the full list below, in alphabetical order:
- Apples. At 52 calories per 100 grams, apples pack a nutritious punch, as they’re loaded in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. After all, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away!”
- Asparagus. Asparagus is loaded with nutrients – the list goes on and on. There aren’t many calories in each serving, either.
- Broccoli. Another underappreciated superfood, broccoli also adds only 34 calories per 100 grams.
- Brussel sprouts. Not only are they jam-packed with nutritious goodies, but they also add only 43 calories per 100 grams.
- Cabbage. An amazingly versatile vegetable, cabbage also adds only 25 calories per 100 grams.
- Carrots. In addition to being great for your eyes, carrots also offer only 41 calories per 100 grams.
- Cauliflower. In addition to being great for you, cauliflower has the added advantage of only 25 calories per 100 grams.
- Celery. Strange but true: You may burn more calories chewing celery than you take in, as 100 grams of celery contains only 16 calories!
- Cucumber. Like celery, you’re mostly taking in water when you eat cucumber, and at only 16 calories per 100 grams, they’re certainly low-calorie.
- Kale. An amazing superfood, it also only packs 49 calories per 100 grams.
- Mushrooms. While mushrooms vary in caloric count, they’re almost all pretty low-calorie foods, and they can be a great source of protein and more.
- Onions. In addition to all the great flavor onions can add to almost any dish, they also offer only 40 calories per 100 grams.
- Oranges. You likely know oranges are loaded with vitamin C, but did you know they only pack 47 calories per 100 grams.
- Watermelon. A great way to rehydrate on a hot summer day, watermelon can also satisfy that dessert urge – and only packs 30 calories per 100 grams.
- Zucchini. In addition to only adding 17 calories per 100 grams, zucchini can make great pasta if you want to go that route!
What an incredible list!