Under 40 Calories Foods That You Must Try

Have you ever heard the theory that certain foods have a negative caloric effect, meaning they burn more calories during the digestive process than they contribute? (Celery and apples are often cited as examples). Turns out the negative calorie theory is a myth. But that doesn’t mean some foods aren’t incredibly low-calorie and super-nutritious. Here’s a list of our favourite almost-zero-calorie foods.

Arugula: Calories: 4 per cup

Asparagus: Calories: 27 per cup

Brussel Sprouts: Calories: 38 per cup

Grapefruit: Calories: 39 per half fruit

Mushrooms: Calories: 15 per cup

Zucchini: Calories: 20 per cup

Kale: Calories: 5 per cup

Pumpkin: Calories: 30 per cup

Radishes: Calories: 19 per cup

Fennel: Calories: 27 per cup

Celery: Calories: 16 per cup

Berries: Calories: 32 per 1/2 cup

Carrots: Calories: 22 per 1/2 cup

Broccoli: Calories: 31 per cup

Broth: Calories: 10 per cup

Cabbage: Calories: 22 per cup

Lettuce: Calories: 5 per cup

Beets: Calories: 37 per 1/2 cup

Tomatoes: Calories: 22 per medium tomato

Turnips: Calories: 36 per cup

-Zucchini: Calories: 20 per cup



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