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The Truth about Virtually Calorie-free Foods

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1. Kale

When compared to other leafy greens, a serving of chopped kale (one cup) has roughly 33 calories, making it a little more substantial option. 

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Kale

It's well worth it, though, because one serving of kale contains more than 100 percent of the daily intake for vitamins K, A, and C.

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2. Lettuce

There are fewer than 10 calories in an entire cup of any type of lettuce you can think of iceberg, bibb, red leaf, romaine, etc. 

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Lettuce

Their high water content is responsible for their low-calorie count and their hydrating effects, respectively.

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3. Popcorn

There are times when you want a low-calorie snack that isn't only vegetables. Pop some popcorn and settle in for the show. 

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Popcorn

There are only 31 calories in a serving size of one cup of this fluffy dessert.

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4. Radishes

Root vegetables like radishes can help you look healthy and beautiful.

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Radishes

There are only 18 calories in a one-cup serving, and it's packed with nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

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5. Spinach

In addition to being beneficial for your health, spinach is delicious in salads, sandwiches, wraps, and omelets.

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Spinach

The spinach may shrink somewhat during cooking, so be sure to use plenty. 

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6. Summer squash

The low-calorie and health benefits of summer squash are due in large part to the early harvesting of these types.

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1. Celery

One cup of zucchini has only 19 calories, but one cup of yellow squash has 35 calories. 

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