55 Foods for Weight Loss


Eating healthy starts with smart choices when shopping for groceries. This list will help you stock your kitchen and pantry with the right options for you and your family

The foods included in this list have been selected based on a variety of criteria such as portion size, whole grain and whole food ingredients, nutrient density, high protein, and lower fat options.


¤ Egg Beaters
¤ Uncured Turkey Bacon
¤ Muscle Milk ‘N Oats
¤ Isernio’s Chicken Breakfast Sausage
¤ Thomas Light Multi-Grain English Muffin
¤ Amy’s Breakfast Burrito


¤ Organic Bistro frozen entrees (e.g. Ginger Chicken)
¤ Amy’s Roasted Vegetable Lasagna
¤ Trader Joe’s Chicken Serenada
¤ Kashi Chicken Florentine
¤ Kashi Mediterranean Thin Crust Pizza
¤ Health Valley Chilies
¤ Trader Joe’s Turkey Meatballs
¤ Boca Original Vegan Burger
¤ Trader Joe’s Egg White Salad
¤ Healthy Choice Lemon Herb Chicken
¤ Wildwood Sprouts Tofu Baked Tofu

Bread/Whole Grains

¤ Flatout® flatbread
¤ Orowheat Sandwich Thins®
¤ Trader Joe’s Organic Brown Rice
¤ Whole Wheat Couscous
¤ Lundberg Brown Rice Pasta
¤ Kashi Go Lean


¤ Chobani (or other nonfat or low fat, fruit flavoured or vanilla Greek yogurt)
¤ Cascade Fresh Fruit
¤ Hummus
¤ Frigo Light String Cheese
¤ Fruit
¤ TLC or Ak-mak crackers
¤ Cottage cheese
¤ Newman’s Own organic Pop’s Corn
¤ Unsweetened apple sauce


¤ Health Valley Soups (containing veg or beans)
¤ Imagine, Pacific, and Amy’s Soups
¤ Bagged Mix Greens
¤ Steamed-in-the-bag frozen Vegetables (no sauce)
¤ Nile Split Pea and Lentil Soups
¤ Rosarita No Fat Refried Beans
¤ Salsa
¤ Tofu Shirataki Noodles
¤ Quinoa
¤ Frozen Cooked Shrimp


¤ Trader Joe’s Chocolate European Style Lowfat Yogurt
¤ Oikos Greek Frozen Yogurt
¤ Healthy Choice Fudge Bars
¤ Weight Watcher’s Desserts
¤ Häagen-Dazs Sorbet
¤ No Pudge Brownie Mix


¤ Sparkling Water
¤ Almond Milk/Soy Milk (unsweetened or plain)
¤ Unsweetened Iced Tea
¤ Green Tea
¤ V-8 Low Sodium Vegetable Juice
¤ Swiss Miss Diet Hot Chocolate
¤ Starbucks VIA Instant Coffee


Originally from PRO Pulse September-October 2012
By Azucena Gamarra

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