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Foods That Are Basically Calorie-free

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1. Arugula

Arugula (or rocket) is a leafy green vegetable that has only 5 calories per cup.

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Arugula

In addition to being rich in vitamin K, arugula is also a good source of fiber and antioxidants. 

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2. Asparagus

When grilled, asparagus becomes a delicious and nutritious side dish that requires only olive oil (healthy!) and parmesan cheese. 

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Asparagus

Twenty calories and two grams of fiber, two grams of protein, and half the recommended daily allowance of vitamin K may be found in just a half-cup meal.

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3. Bell peppers

Green, yellow, red, and orange bell peppers are all sweet, but their calorie counts don't reflect that. 

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Bell peppers

One cup of bell peppers (the equivalent of around a medium-sized pepper) contains just about 30 calories. 

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4. Broccoli

Broccoli is low in calories while being high in fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and a number of antioxidants. 

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Broccoli

Broccoli has only 31 calories per cup, so try to incorporate it into as many meals as possible.

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5. Cabbage

A side of cabbage is a great way to bulk up a meal without increasing the calorie count. Salads, sandwiches, sides.

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Cabbage

Bok choy, or Chinese cabbage, has even less calories than that per serving, with 9.

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6. Cauliflower

Cauliflower's recent rise in popularity can be attributed to the fact that it is a healthier alternative to traditional foods like rice, pizza dough, and buffalo wings. 

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Cauliflower

Cauliflower is low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants. One cup of cauliflower has only 27 calories.

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