10 Healthy Foods for Weight Loss

1. BarleyThis hearty grain is a top source of beta-glucan, the same cholesterol-lowering fiber found in oats.
2. Baby SpinachTwo cups of this leafy green pack more than 3 times your daily recommended dose of bone-friendly vitamin K.
3. Black Beans
The plant chemicals that give black beans their dark hue may also reduce your risk of breast cancer
4. Bok Choy
Get more than 50% of your day's recommended dose of vitamin C in 1 cooked cup of this Asian-cooking mainstay.
5. Canned SalmonLow-mercury, omega-3-rich canned salmon is now also available in pouches, making it one of the easiest ways to rack up one of your two weekly servings of fish. Plus, you'll pack in the protein while you're at it. (Prepping your salmon with a certain spice boosts your meal's health factor.
6. Chia Seeds
With 5,000 mg of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) per ounce, getting your omega-3s has never been easier.
7. Citrus
Available year-round, citrus fruits dish up cancer-fighting flavonoids that lower your odds of lung, stomach, colon, and breast cancers
8. Kefir
The probiotics in this dairy drink support your gut health while serving up at least 40% of your day's energizing riboflavin and vitamin B12.
9. Low-Sodium Vegetable Juice
A healthy shortcut on especially busy weeks, these genius juices pack vitamin C, potassium, vitamin A, beta-carotene, lycopene, and fiber.
10. Tomato Sauce
Meet America's most popular (and easiest) source of lycopene, an antioxidant that helps protect your skin from sun damage and may also fight cancer.


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