Calorie-friendly Vegetables For Weight Loss

1. Cucumber

If you held a cucumber in your hand, you would never guess that it contains more than 90 percent water. 


Cucumbers contain potent anti-inflammatory and cancer-preventative antioxidants.

2. Watercress

You did not misread; a cup of watercress contains only 4 calories! This is because it is composed of 95 percent water, which contains zero calories.


Despite its extremely low caloric content, watercress is quite nutrient-dense and contains unique compounds with disease-fighting properties.

3. Lettuce

Each cup of iceberg and romaine lettuce contains only eight to ten calories. 


Numerous fast-food chains use lettuce in their sandwiches and patties, which contributes to its immense popularity. 

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