7) Celery

Celery contains 16 k/cal per cup and is one of the best zero calorie foods. It’s typically one of the first items on any diet lists, but has one major flaw — it’s nearly tasteless. If you can move past the lack of taste, you’re in great company with celery.

8) Broccoli

Broccoli contains 30 k/cal per cup and is classified as a superfood. It has fiber and proteins, making it a great companion to any meal or by itself. Eat it raw, roasted or steamed.

9) Watermelon


Watermelon contains 47 k/cal per cup and is approximately 98% water. Watermelon is naturally sweet, which makes it a little more enjoyable than some of the others.


10) Cucumber

Cucumbers contain 16 k/cal per cup and have numerous B vitamins including B1, B5, B7, and Biotin. They are great for supporting digestive health because of the fiber.

11) Kale

Kale contains 33 k/cal per cup and has plenty of vitamins such as vitamin A, K and, C. Kale can be eaten raw, but honestly, you should eat them in a smoothy or by making kale chips.

12) Asparagus

Asparagus contains 27 k/cal per cup and tastes delicious when grilled. It can be steamed or eaten raw on a salad. Asparagus contains many vitamins such as copper, fiber, and folate, among others.

13) Onions

Onions contain 46 k/cal per cup and add great flavor to nearly every meal. We wouldn’t recommend eating onions raw unless you put them on a salad. Believe us, they taste much better cooked and are a great zero calorie food.

Let us know how you plan to incorporate these zero calorie foods for weight loss into your day.

Ever wondered what 2,500 calories looks like? Use this handy visual guide to see a day’s worth of meals across 3 different macronutrient ratios!

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