Friday, January 14, 2011

210 foods that'll help you lose weight


128 Complex Carbohydrates that help you lose weight...

  1. All whole grain or unprocessed foods
  2. Any fruits or vegetables 
  3. Oatmeal 
  4. Plain popcorn - lightly salted
  5. Brown rice
  6. Wild rice
  7. Potatoes
  8. Wheat breads (Avoid White breads)
  9. Granary bread
  10. Pitta bread
  11. Wheat Bagel
  12. Wholegrain cereals
  13. High fiber breakfast cereals like All Bran and Fiber One
  14. Porridge
  15. Grits
  16. Oats
  17. Shredded wheat
  18. Whole wheat pretzels
  19. Muesli
  20. Cassava
  21. Corn
  22. Amaranth
  23. Navy beans
  24. Oatcakes

  25. Pastas made with wheat like Macaroni or Spaghetti
  26. Whole Barley
  27. Buckwheat / Buckwheat pasta
  28. Quinoa
  29. Any vegetables
  30. Artichokes
  31. Asparagus
  32. Arugula
  33. Green beans
  34. String beans
  35. Beets
  36. Broccoli
  37. Brussels sprouts
  38. Cabbage
  39. Carrots
  40. Cauliflower
  41. Celeriac
  42. Celery
  43. Chervil
  44. Chicory
  45. Chives
  46. Collard Greens
  47. Cucumbers
  48. Squash
  49. Tomato
  50. Cucumbers
  51. Dandelion greens
  52. Dill pickles
  53. Eggplant
  54. Endive
  55. Garlic
  56. Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  57. Kale
  58. Kidney Beans
  59. Kohlrabi
  60. Leeks
  61. Lettuce
  62. Mushrooms
  63. Mustard greens
  64. Okra
  65. Onions
  66. Parsley leaves
  67. Pinto Beans
  68. Turnips
  69. Watercress
  70. Parsnips (raw/boiled)
  71. Peas
  72. Peppers (green/red)
  73. Pickles (sour/sweet)
  74. Pumpkin
  75. Radishes
  76. Rappini
  77. Rhubarb
  78. Rutabagas
  79. Sauerkraut
  80. Salsify
  81. Scallions
  82. Shallots
  83. Sorrel
  84. Soybeans
  85. Spinach
  86. Spirulina
  87. Swiss Chard
  88. Yams
  89. Sweet Potatoes
  90. Zucchini
  91. Water Cress
  92. Any Fruits
    Although fruits are simple carbs... the fructose or sugar contained in fruits will not cause a quick rise in blood sugar that WILL NOT make you store fat as easily if you ate other simple carbs...plus fruits contain fiber and other nutrients that are beneficial to weight loss.
  93. Apples 
  94. Apricots
  95. Bananas
  96. Blackberries
  97. Blackcurrants
  98. Blueberries
  99. Cantaloupe
  100. Cherry
  101. Cranberries
  102. Currants
  103. Damson plum
  104. Figs
  105. Goji Berries
  106. Grapes
  107. Honeydew melon
  108. Huckleberries
  109. Kiwi
  110. Kumquats
  111. Lemon
  112. Limes
  113. Loganberries
  114. Mangoes
  115. Melon
  116. Muskmelons
  117. Nectarines
  118. Papaya
  119. Pineapple
  120. Pomegranates
  121. Prunes
  122. Oranges
  123. Peach
  124. Pear
  125. Plum
  126. Raspberries
  127. Strawberries
  128. Quince
  129. Tangerines
  130. Watermelon

54 High Protein foods that help you lose weight...
  1. Any lean cuts of meats
  2. White meat or Poultry
  3. Protein Shakes
  4. Any Raw Nuts, Peas, Beans (not refried), Lentils or Legumes high protein foods for vegetarians
  5. Most fish
  6. Any seafood
  7. Raw Almonds -
  8. Hummus
  9. Unsalted Cashews
  10. Unsalted peanuts
  11. Tuna
  12. Sardines
  13. Trout
  14. Salmon
  15. Abalone
  16. Bass (fresh water/sea)
  17. Cod
  18. Crab
  19. Crayfish
  20. Flounder
  21. Frog legs
  22. Mussels
  23. Swordfish
  24. Steaks with fat trimmed off
  25. Oysters (half shell)
  26. Shrimp
  27. Terrapin
  28. Beef (range-fed or game)
  29. Lean Chicken breast (skinless)
  30. deli Turkey breast
  31. Skinless Turkey breast
  32.  deli Turkey
  33. Scallops
  34. Egg whites
  35. Eggs
  36. Egg beaters
  37. Soy products
  38. Leanest cuts of Beef like Red round steaks and roasts, top loin, top sirloin and chuck shoulder and arm roasts.
  39. Leanest cuts of pork like pork loin, tenderloin, center loin and ham.
  40. Well-trimmed Leg of lamb
  41. Top Round Leg cutlet or Chop cuts of Veal
  42. Tofu
  43. Cornish hen
  44. Seitan
  45. Tempeh
  46. Hazelnuts
  47. Brazil Nuts
  48. Pecans
  49. Pistachio nuts
  50. Natural peanut butter
  51. natural cashew butter
  52. natural almond butter
  53. Pumpkin seeds
  54. Sunflower seeds
Quick tip: try to get at least 30% of your total calories from protein because in a Danish study... People who got 30% of their calories from protein lost twice as much weight as people who ate less than 15% of their calories from protein. Your body burns the most calories when digesting protein. 

7 Good Fats that help you burn fat...

  1. Omega-3's
  2. CLA 
  3. GLA  
  4. Olive Oil
  5. Canola Oil
  6. peanut oil
  7. Sesame oil
4 Low Fat Dairy Foods that help you lose weight
  1. Low fat yogurt
  2. Low fat cottage cheese
  3. Low fat cheese
  4. Low-fat/non-fat sour cream
23 Spices that increase metabolism
  1. Hot peppers
  2. Bay Leaves
  3. Cayenne peppers
  4. Hot mustard
  5. Cinnamon
  6. Cloves
  7. Curry Powder
  8. Jalapeno Peppers
  9. Habanero Peppers
  10. Chilli Peppers
  11. Chilli Powder
  12. Cavenne Peppers
  13. Thai Peppers
  14. Ginger (Turmeric)
  15. Garlic
  16. Bell peppers
  17. Pimento
  18. Paprika
  19. Nutmeg
  20. Mace
  21. Cloves
  22. Allspice
  23. See over 300 more spices that help you lose weight

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